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native companion

n
(Animals) Austral another name for the brolga
[C19: so called because the birds were observed in pairs]
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10 What was name of Robinson Crusoe's native companion?
Edwin John Eyre, who made the first crossing of Australia, describes a meal eaten by his native companion Wylie.
No anthropologist worth his pith helmet would be without the shrewd counsel of a colorful local, and I've lured a Native Companion here for the day with the promise of free admission, unlimited corn dogs, and various shiny trinkets.
I theorize to Native Companion (who worked detasseling summer corn with me in high school) that the state fair's animating thesis involves some kind of structured, decorated interval of communion with both neighbor and space--the sheer fact, of the land is to be celebrated here, its yields ogled and its stock groomed and paraded.
Native Companion and I cringe and make soft appalled noises.
It wasn't without reason that his native companions gave him the nickname Bula Matari: 'Rock Breaker'.
The letter said Fr O'Toole's enthusiastic commitment to peace made his tragic death all the sadder.Fr O'Toole was shot in the north east of the country along with two native companions as they returned home from a peace meeting.