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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
yabby
yabby
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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