a person, animal, or plant that has been in a country or region from earliest times.
an open-air game played on a large grass field with ball, bats, and two wickets, between teams of eleven players, the object of the game being to score more runs than the opposition.
A word in the Nyoongah language referring to a "white fellow."
An Aboriginal non-returning throw stick.
informal British term for a man.
a light fuel oil that is obtained by distilling petroleum and used in internal combustion engines; gasoline.
a long-tailed crow with boldly marked (or green) plumage and a raucous voice.
a fixed amount of a commodity officially allowed to each person during a time of shortage, as in wartime.
a place for the confinement of people accused or convicted of a crime.
Australian slang for the act of stealing clothing (especially women's underwear) from a clothesline.
An offensive term for a person whose parents are of different races, in particular, with a European father and an Indian mother.
tobacco, or similar drugs made from roots found in Australia.
a bitter and highly poisonous compound obtained from nux vomica and related plants. An alkaloid, it has occasionally been used as a stimulant.
An Aboriginal tracker working for the police.
a thick, sticky dark syrup made from partly refined sugar; molasses.
a large flightless fast-running Australian bird resembling the ostrich, with shaggy gray or brown plumage, bare blue skin on the head and neck, and three-toed feet.
a state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to infectious or contagious disease are placed.
a contagious skin disease marked by itching and small raised red spots, caused by the itch mite.
an Australian Aboriginal dance ceremony which may take the form of a sacred ritual or an informal gathering.
a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth.