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A barbecue: Put a shrimp on the barby for me/ which is sure to have Aussies everywhere ducking under their barbies (1980s+ Australian)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Scotty, suppose you get the binoculars for barby, then rig up a fan.

  • From what barby says, she has grown hard and bitter with trouble.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • barby pointed to a shelf, actually a terrace in the rock structure, above and a few yards to the left of the mine entrance.

    The Blue Ghost Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • barby, if there be fresh trouble, tell me instantly, and at once.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • barby and Jan were standing far forward, close to where the cabin top curved downward to the forward deck.

    The Flying Stingaree Harold Leland Goodwin
  • "The Crummies announcer is cuter," barby explained patiently.

  • Up from below came the sound of keys touched softly as barby sang an old lullaby.

    Georgina of the Rainbows Annie Fellows Johnston
  • "The reason for the chopper is a long story," Steve answered barby.

  • The local sporting goods store had a good stock of equipment and barby was able to purchase what she wanted without difficulty.

  • barby and Scotty were around the island somewhere with Janice.

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