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yabby or (Austral) yabbie (ˈjæbɪ)
n , pl -bies
1.  a small freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax, esp C. destructor
2.  Also called: nipper a marine prawn used as bait
vb , -bies, -bies, -bying, -bied
3.  (intr) to go out to catch yabbies
[from a native Australian language]
yabbie or (Austral) yabbie
[from a native Australian language]

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