bullocky

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bullocky

(ˈbʊləkɪ)
n, pl -ockies
(Professions) informal Austral and NZ the driver of a team of bullocks
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Adj.1.bullocky - resembling a bullock in strength and power; "thick bullocky shoulders"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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There were stories about bullockies (teamsters) spending months on hot dusty tracks, milkmen in their carts delivering twice daily to every house in town and Cobb & Co coaches lurching across mountain tracks with passengers cramped and motion sick inside.
The roads were quite unmade and when the track got so cut up that a wagon would sink down to its axles, the bullockies would try a new track.
Vance Palmer praised Furphy's "robust egalitarianism", radical populism, and anti-authoritarianism, and found in Furphy's bullockies "a passion for social equality" among "the men who pioneered unionism".