Jackaroo

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Jack`a`roo´


n.1.A young man living as an apprentice on a sheep station, or otherwise engaged in acquainting himself with colonial life.
v. i.1.To be a jackaroo; to pass one's time as a jackaroo.
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But blimey, where the XXXX are you jackeroos gonnae get another one?
Ispent my 21st birthday drinking tinnies in a swimming pool in Darwin, Northern Australia and the next day I packed up my rucksack, said my goodbyes and went to the private airstrip where I was met by two jackeroos.
So here are the mallee, paperbark, the banksias, egrets, jackeroos, the Nullabor, the wheat, the red soil, the paddocks, even the Wandjina figures and places where "evenings / brooded bruised and red.