swagman

swagman

[swag-muhn]
noun, plural swagmen. Australian.
1.
a tramp, hobo, or vagabond.
2.
anyone who carries a swag while traveling, as a camper or prospector.

Origin:
1875–80; swag2 + -man

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swagman (ˈswæɡˌmæn, -mən)
 
n , pl -men
informal (Austral), (NZ) swagger, Also called: swaggie a labourer who carries his personal possessions in a pack or swag while travelling about in search of work; vagrant worker

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