But the wombat having tasted the comforts of civilized life, had no desire to dig for its living again.
The wombat is an herbivorous animal, which burrows in the ground like a badger.
If the wombat's travels are crossed by a river, he merely walks into it, across the bottom, and out at the other side.
The Possum turned pale and the wombat hastily got behind him.
The wombat is another animal of thick stout form, and also without tail.
They are now represented only by the Australian wombat (Phascolomys).
So on the principle of always getting something for nothing, as the wombat said, Puddin' was brought out and placed on the ground.
Not a cigar was left, but there was the skeleton of the wombat.
Fig. 354 shows these structures in Phascolomys wombat, the common wombat.
Now I'm damned if I'm sure I could tell a kangaroo from a wombat.
marsupial mammal of Australia, 1798, from aboriginal Australian womback, wombar.
Waste Of Money, Brains, And Time.
Problems which are both profoundly uninteresting in themselves and unlikely to benefit anyone interesting even if solved. Often used in fanciful constructions such as "wrestling with a wombat".
See also crawling horror, SMOP.