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bluey

(ˈbluːɪ)
n
1. a blanket
2. a swagman's bundle
3. hump bluey hump one's bluey to carry one's bundle; tramp
4. slang a variant of blue13
5. (Breeds) a cattle dog
6. a red-headed person
[(for senses 1, 2, 4) C19: from blue (on account of their colour) + -y2]

Bluey

(ˈbluːɪ)
n
a variant of Blue

swag1

(swæg)

n., v. swagged, swag•ging. n.
1. a suspended garland, drapery, etc., fastened at each end and hanging down in the middle; festoon.
2. a wreath or cluster of foliage, flowers, or fruit.
3. a swale.
4. a swaying or lurching movement.
v.i.
5. to sway or lurch.
6. to hang loosely and heavily; sag.
v.t.
7. to cause to sway or sag.
8. to adorn with swags.
[1520–30; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian svaga, svagga to sway, rock]

swag2

(swæg)

n., v. swagged, swag•ging. n.
1. Slang.
a. plunder; booty.
b. money; valuables.
2. Australian. a traveler's bundle containing food and belongings.
v.i.
3. Australian. to travel about carrying one's bundle of belongings.
[1805–15; perhaps identical with swag1]
Translations

bluey

[ˈbluːɪ] ADJazulado
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