User:Hippietrail/Remembering Babylon

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Remembering Babylon by David Malouf[edit]

all fours
blackfeller
caul
char noun
codger
dillybag
firelight
foc’s’le lamp
lean-to
myall
overbalance
parting (hair)
sea-calf
seacalf
shamefaced
skirl
treetops
winkle out

axiliary
bacon-and-eggs bush
bedpost
bluebell
bob (money)
bombazine
bone china
bronze-wing
bunya
bushcraft
cherubic
chide
clink (jail)
confab
coon
cove (person)
copperplate
doited
duckboard
earthbound
’em
exemplum
feller
flat iron
fob off
forbad
fruit pigeon
fucken
greenfly
Greria (plant)
hove
imaginitis
indrawn
inkstand
ironbark
ironwork
judder
larkspur
lingo
loudmouth
matchflare
off-chance
Ourai (plant)
pendicale
pot (attempt to shoot)
powwow
putti
putto
quid (money)
rouseabout
scrub turkey
sidetrack
soreheaded
soulcase
stringybark
sunbonnet
ti tree
tongue-and-groove
topknot (type of bird)
water butt
westering
whitefeller
wickerwork
wide-awake hat

antigonon (not antignon)
barefooted
blackbirding
brolga
caneland
canna
caraway
cassia
cattlemen
chiacking
columnated
coster
dandified
demigorgon
dreamtime
firebrand
flatlands
frig
gibe
ginger beer
gingham
heartsick
hillslope
hitching post
illimitable
kelpie
kilting
magicked
make-believe
moll
Mother Superior
mudflats
newel
no-man’s-land
overboard
overfurnished
penny-gaff
pipe up
plumbago
poulterer
rag-and-bone shop
ragman
railhead
ringbarking
road gang
rucked up
rundown
sideline
silkie
sorrowed
squattocracy
stook
strop
table d'hôte
underfoot
whet