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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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... n. 2 ( also dunnee ) [ dunnaken n. ] ( Aus. / N.Z. ) 1 any lavatory; also attrib.; thus dunny cart , a vehicle used to remove excrement; dunny man , a night-soil cleaner; dunny roll , lavatory paper. 1938 X. Herbert Capricornia ( 1939 ) 445: Chineeman him no-more jiggel — him no-more lat belonga dunny. 1948 S.L. Elliott Rusty Bugles I i: You wasn't here when the dunny blew up. 1954 (con. 1940s) T.A.G. Hungerford Sowers of the Wind 69: I'd get hit on the head with the handle of the dunny door. The blasted bunny, that's me! ...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2013
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... • abalone , Albinoni, Annigoni, Antonioni, baloney, Bodoni, boloney, bony, calzone, cannelloni, canzone, cicerone, coney, conversazione, coronae, crony, Gaborone, Giorgione, macaroni, Manzoni, Marconi, mascarpone, minestrone, Moroni, Mulroney, padrone, panettoni, pepperoni, phoney, polony, pony, rigatoni, Shoshone, Sloaney, stony, Toni, tony, zabaglione • cartoony , lacunae, loony, Moonie, moony, Nguni, puny, Rooney, spoony, uni • Sunni • bunny , dunny, funny, gunny, honey, money, runny, sonny, sunny, tunny • twopenny • chutney •...

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dunny n. 3 (W.I.)   Reference library

Green's Dictionary of Slang

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... n. 3 ( W.I. ) money. 1981 N. Farki Countryman Karl Black 13: If a man can hold a good slaving, that man can make a little dunny. A little something to survive in this wicked land. It...

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dunny n. 1   Reference library

Green's Dictionary of Slang

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... n. 1 ( also dunney ) [? SE dung ] a bullock. 1753 J. Poulter Discoveries ( 1774 ) 43: Bucketchats and Dunneys; Sheep and Bullocks . 1786 Whole Art of Thieving [as cit. 1753...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2 ed.)

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2010
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... noun Also dunnee . Austral and NZ An outdoor earth-closet; hence, broadly , any lavatory. 1933 –. Private Eye It seems a bit crook for old bazza to spend the night in the dunnee! ( 1970 ). [From Brit dialect dunnekin privy, of unknown...

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A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms (5 ed.)

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... A privy, esp. outside [from dunnakin a necessary 1790 OED; dunegan A privy. A water closet 1811 Grose] 1947 Coast to Coast 1946 216: ‘We gotta get some wood from somewhere, or we’ll freeze’ … ‘We’re buggered too—been burnin’ the floor boards orf the dunny.’ 1952 T. A. G. Hungerford The Ridge and the River 18: Right now there might be a Shinto under every bush, and me stuck out like a dunny in a desert. 1974 Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) 8 Sep. 9: Someone once said he [Paul Hogan] was as Australian as a slab off a dunny door. 1982 Australian 25...

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The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

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... noun (also Australian ) informal (originally) an unsewered outdoor toilet; (later) any toilet. [abbreviation of dunnekin ] 2007 nz book of the beach It was a small bach, two rooms and a dunny out back with a creaking door and damp, dark...

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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2015
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66 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2004
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102 words
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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Current Version:
2005
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36 words

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