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bullocky

[boo l-uh-kee] /ˈbʊl ə ki/
noun, plural bullockies for 1. Australian
1.
a bullock driver.
2.
the coarse language thought to be typical of a bullock driver.
adjective
3.
Australian. pertaining to driving bullocks or managing cattle.
4.
resembling a bullock.
Origin of bullocky
1880-1885
1880-85; bullock + -y1, subsequently nominalized
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  • I soon saw that nothing could be donePg 224 on the spot, and ordered it to continue its "bullocky" progress to the camp.

  • bullocky was now sprawling across the table, his great face hidden in the hirsute folds of his powerful arms.

    Denis Dent Ernest W. Hornung
  • "bullocky jump four miles," he informed us; from which we inferred that the sound of the bells would travel four miles.

    We of the Never-Never Jeanie "Mrs. Aeneas" Gunn
  • The “bullocky” could drink rum in buckets, and was always given to use his fists.

  • Denis knew it must be bullocky's steed, and they had not to ask a question to gather that it was.

    Denis Dent Ernest W. Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for bullocky

bullocky

/ˈbʊləkɪ/
noun (pl) -ockies
1.
(Austral & NZ, informal) the driver of a team of bullocks
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