zambuck

zambuck

(ˈzæmbʌk)
n
(Medicine) informal Austral and NZ a St John ambulance attendant, esp at a sports meeting
[C20: from Zam-Buck, the trade name of an ointment which comes in a black-and-white container, black and white being the colours of the St John uniform]
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WEDI darllen yn yr Herald am gymaint o wahanol fathau o eli (yn cynnwys yr hen Zambuck!), cofiais am eli y byddai fy mamyn ei wneud ers llawer dydd yn ardal yr Eifl...
Zambucks (*New Zealand or Australian colloquial term for St John's Ambulance Brigade) 27