Definition of Jumbuck

1. Noun. (Australia) A sheep. ¹



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Definition of Jumbuck

1. a sheep [n -S] - See also: sheep

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jumbuck

jumbo jet
jumbo jets
jumboise
jumboised
jumboises
jumboize
jumboized
jumboizes
jumboizing
jumbojet
jumbos
jumbotron
jumbotrons
jumbrella
jumbrellas
jumbuck (current term)
jumbucks
jumby
jumby bead
jumby bean
jumby tree
jumelle
jumelles
jument
jumentous
jump-start
jump-started
jump-starting
jump-starts

Literary usage of Jumbuck

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Mister Charlie, jumbuck of grass, blood all there, big him there, big jumbuck, ... I : " jumbuck (a sheep) has b« from the earliest days, but it: not known. ..."

2. Navy Song Book edited by Barry Leonard (1998)
"Down came a jumbuck to drink at the billa-bong, Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee, And he sang as he stowed that jumbuck in his tucker bag, ..."

3. Read & Understand Poetry, Grades 3-4 by Michael Ryall, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2005)
"What did the swagman do with the jumbuck? ® cooked it (D put it in a bag © took it ... hero and his great deeds what happens when you try to help a jumbuck ..."

4. Outback in Australia: Or, Three Australian Overlanders; Being an Account of by Kilroy Harris (1913)
"If a " jumbuck " strays into your backyard you must impound it, but if a goat wanders in you are at perfect liberty to destroy it as a nuisance. ..."

5. Wandering Jew Card Game. by Robert D. Manning (1986)
"Down came the jumbuck to drink at the water-hole, Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee, And he sang as he put him away in his tucker-bag, ..."

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