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berley

[bur-lee] /ˈbɜr li/
noun, Australian
1.
chum2 (defs 1, 2).
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for berley

berley

/ˈbɜlɪ/
noun
1.
bait scattered on water to attract fish
2.
(slang) rubbish; nonsense
verb (transitive)
3.
to scatter (bait) on water
4.
to hurry (someone); urge on
Word Origin
origin unknown
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