¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Jumbuck
1. a sheep [n -S] - See also: sheep
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jumbuck
Literary usage of Jumbuck
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."