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black tracker

(Austral) an Aboriginal tracker working for the police
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  • When the lantern was brought, Mike continued his detective operations, nose and eyes close to the floor, like a black tracker.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Presently a black tracker went past and looked at us, and returned to the pub.

    While the Billy Boils Henry Lawson
  • At Jadoo Pool, they rested while Mahadua, as keen as a "black tracker," searched the ground for the leopard's trail.

    The Three Sapphires W. A. Fraser
  • Moya stood still to think; and very soon the thought of the black tracker put all others out of court.

    The Shadow of a Man E. W. Hornung
  • The country's rough, but there's word gone for a black tracker to go down.

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood

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