blockie

Australian Slang
rural land-owner of a small property, as opposed to a large-scale farm

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  • Blockie — rural land owner of a small property, as opposed to a large scale farm …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • blockie — /ˈblɒki/ (say blokee) noun 1. Also, blocker. the occupier of a small block of land for rural or agricultural purposes, especially a fruit block. 2. Qld, Victoria, Tasmania Colloquial a single circuit of a vehicle around a street block: those kids …   Australian English dictionary

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  • blocker — /ˈblɒkə/ (say blokuh) noun 1. someone or something that blocks. 2. → blockie (def. 1). 3. Bowls a bowl played to such a position as to make it difficult or impossible for the opponent to play a certain shot. 4. Football a player whose task is… …   Australian English dictionary

  • blocky — /ˈblɒki/ (say blokee) adjective 1. like a block in size or shape; chunky. 2. (of stock, especially cattle) solid, with good lines; square as opposed to rangy. –noun (plural blockies) 3. → blockie …   Australian English dictionary

  • bog lap — /ˈbɒg læp/ (say bog lap) noun WA Colloquial a single circuit of a vehicle around a street block: those kids are out there doing bog laps again. Compare Qld, Victoria, Tasmania Colloquial blockie; Chiefly Qld Colloquial lappy …   Australian English dictionary

  • lappy — /ˈlæpi/ (say lapee) noun Chiefly Qld Colloquial a single circuit of a vehicle around a street block: those kids are out there doing lappies again. Compare Qld, Victoria, Tasmania Colloquial blockie; WA Colloquial bog lap …   Australian English dictionary

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