brinny

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Etymology[edit]

From Aboriginal Australian.

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Noun[edit]

brinny (plural brinnies)

  1. (Australia, Victoria) A stone thrown as a missile.[1]

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  1. ^ 1978, Sidney John Baker, The Australian Language, page 285 — One of the cheapest of all juvenile games is stone-throwing. Depending on local preferences, a stone is a goalie, quailer, gibber, yonnie, ronnie, brick, brinny, cundy or boondie.