Coolgardie safe


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Coolgardie safe

(kuːlˈɡɑːdɪ)
n
(Cookery) a cupboard with wetted hessian walls for keeping food cool: used esp in Australia. Sometimes shortened to: Coolgardie
[named after Coolgardie, Western Australia, perhaps because of resemblance to cool and guard]
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