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Joe Blake

noun (Austral)
1.
(rhyming slang) a snake
2.
the Joe Blakes, the DT's
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  • You and I thought scarlet most becoming to our complexion, joe blake!

    The Virginians William Makepeace Thackeray
  • joe blake, otherwise 'Dr. Reynolds,' told the boy to show the visitor in.

    The Fiction Factory John Milton Edwards
  • The boys hurried to the front of the lab building again and found joe blake still getting a bit of sunshine.

  • While the others went to the house, he stopped at the lab and reported to joe blake that he had found a pram.

  • They walked leisurely over to the laboratory and stopped for a moment to chat with joe blake.

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