yabby

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yab·by

also yab·bie  (yăb′ē)
n. pl. yab·bies
Any of several freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax of Australia, especially C. destructor, commonly raised for food.

[Wemba-wemba (Pama-Nyungan language of southeast Australia) yabij.]

yabby

(ˈjæbɪ) or

yabbie

n, pl -bies
1. (Animals) a small freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax, esp C. destructor
2. (Fishing) Also called: nipper a marine prawn used as bait
vb, -bies, -bying or -bied
(Fishing) (intr) to go out to catch yabbies
[from a native Australian language]

yabby


Past participle: yabbied
Gerund: yabbying

Imperative
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Present
I yabby
you yabby
he/she/it yabbies
we yabby
you yabby
they yabby
Preterite
I yabbied
you yabbied
he/she/it yabbied
we yabbied
you yabbied
they yabbied
Present Continuous
I am yabbying
you are yabbying
he/she/it is yabbying
we are yabbying
you are yabbying
they are yabbying
Present Perfect
I have yabbied
you have yabbied
he/she/it has yabbied
we have yabbied
you have yabbied
they have yabbied
Past Continuous
I was yabbying
you were yabbying
he/she/it was yabbying
we were yabbying
you were yabbying
they were yabbying
Past Perfect
I had yabbied
you had yabbied
he/she/it had yabbied
we had yabbied
you had yabbied
they had yabbied
Future
I will yabby
you will yabby
he/she/it will yabby
we will yabby
you will yabby
they will yabby
Future Perfect
I will have yabbied
you will have yabbied
he/she/it will have yabbied
we will have yabbied
you will have yabbied
they will have yabbied
Future Continuous
I will be yabbying
you will be yabbying
he/she/it will be yabbying
we will be yabbying
you will be yabbying
they will be yabbying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yabbying
you have been yabbying
he/she/it has been yabbying
we have been yabbying
you have been yabbying
they have been yabbying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yabbying
you will have been yabbying
he/she/it will have been yabbying
we will have been yabbying
you will have been yabbying
they will have been yabbying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yabbying
you had been yabbying
he/she/it had been yabbying
we had been yabbying
you had been yabbying
they had been yabbying
Conditional
I would yabby
you would yabby
he/she/it would yabby
we would yabby
you would yabby
they would yabby
Past Conditional
I would have yabbied
you would have yabbied
he/she/it would have yabbied
we would have yabbied
you would have yabbied
they would have yabbied
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HOME AND AWAY Kat insists on joining a police operation when dodgy Novak is seen in Yabbie Creek.
2011) en la experiencia con juveniles de Yabbie Cherax destructor con niveles de inclusion de MOS 0,04%, donde se reporta incremento significativo (P < 0,05) en relacion al crecimiento logrando un 10% de mejora en los parametros productivos respecto al control.
I opted for the rather more intriguing hand-dived scallops dish - as beautifully presented as it was delicious - a yabbie veloute, and the grilled wild seabass which came highly recommended.
The company continues to offer some of the most distinctly original lures in the industry, including crayfish clones, Clackin' Crayfish and Stand'n Yabbie.
But Cosgrove was bitten by a yabbie and stopped the challenge before it was complete, earning the camp only four meals.
It's not long before Hayley discovers his deceit when she sees Alex and Brodie kissing in Yabbie Creek.
Rob McCormack, president of the NSW Aquaculture Association and the owner of a yabbie (freshwater crayfish) farm at Karuah, north of Newcastle, says his sector of the industry works in harmony with the environment.
In terms of mass culture, Esme, the sticky beak, plays the role of all-round (minor) problem solver--joining the boys in yabbie fishing, consoling Steve before, and escorting her to her grand entrance at the dance, and performing the necessary role of intermediary between the men and the women, the professionals and the workers, the hospital and the pub.
It includes citations ranging from motion pictures on the crayfish to poetry, yabbie farming in Australia, juvenile and adult literature references to the crayfish, musical items lauding it, postage stamps honoring the species, cookbooks, and more.
Yabbie burrows: Four instances of the Southern Water Skink Eulamprus tympanum and six instances of the Spotted Grass Frog Limnodynastes tasmaniensis using Yabbie Cherax destructor burrows were recorded (Table 1).
I shall try a chunk of yabbie meat etc this time up, probably catch squeakers/ electric barbel/turtle &c, but one never knows .
Yacht Club, Sewerage Treatment Plant and the mouth of Yabbie Creek) and thirdly, write the report.