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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Future scientists, doctors, engineers, artists and mathematicians will benefit from modern new classrooms, a hands-on workshop and state-of-the-art laboratories to be built at Darwin High School with $18 million from Budget 17, to kick off an overall $42 million development at the Bullocky Point Education Precinct.
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is located at Bullocky Point, Darwin, not far from the central business district on a picturesque site overlooking the Arafura Sea.
organises a revival at which Bill the Bullocky is saved.
This group, known as the 'Darwin Detachment' (and administered by the 1st Military District (9)), installed themselves at the abandoned Vestey's Meatworks at Bullocky Point, and were responsible for building fortifications, coastal gun positions and quarters on the headland behind Emery and Elliott Points.
He knew many Aborigines well as a boy and later as a bullocky.
I might, however, take you to goldfields, silver and copper fields, to abandoned railways sidings, bullocky trading routes and to agricultural regions established too far into the desert.
Imbued with legend -- of how one bullocky killed another and then hanged himself; of a girl who went missing, titillating all with the thought of murder until she turned up in Sydney to have a baby; of nocturnal trysts and unruly imaginings -- Jacko's Reach has a deep pull on those who know of it.
Much too subtly, her irony hinted that the bullocky was a religious maniac.