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myall

(ˈmaɪəl)
n
1. (Plants) any of several Australian acacias, esp Acacia pendula, having hard scented wood used for fences
2. a native Australian living independently of society
[C19: from a native Australian name]
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VICTIMS: Anne Marie and husband Nigel and (below) the Huddersfield branch of Nationwide; VICTIMS: The Myalls
Stanner chose the Daly River as a field site after being advised by linguist Gerhardt Laves that the area was home to 'half a dozen unstudied tribes, and scores of myalls .
It was estimated that over 150 myalls [Aboriginal people] bit the dust that morning, and unfortunately many women and children shared the same fate.