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yonnie

noun
  1. Australian children's slang a stone
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Word Origin

from a native Australian language
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Historical Examples

  • Accepting fate, Yonnie scrambled up and plodded after the wagon.

    Blind Man's Lantern

    Allen Kim Lang

  • I had been dreaming all the time of how much I should have liked to hold that little flaxen-haired "Yonnie" in my arms.

    There is no Death

    Florence Marryatt

  • He immediately returned, took up "Yonnie," and brought her out into the circle on his arm.

    There is no Death

    Florence Marryatt

  • Yonnie, the Ayrshire bull, tossed his head and sat as the rope tightened on his noseband.

    Blind Man's Lantern

    Allen Kim Lang