berley

berley

[bur-lee]
noun Australian.
chum2 ( defs 1, 2 ).

Origin:
1870–75; of obscure origin

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berley or (Austral) burley (ˈbɜlɪ)
 
n
1.  bait scattered on water to attract fish
2.  slang rubbish; nonsense
 
vb
3.  to scatter (bait) on water
4.  to hurry (someone); urge on
 
[origin unknown]
 
burley or (Austral) burley
 
n
 
vb
 
[origin unknown]

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