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Bowyang

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Is a piece of string or a strap tied around the trouser leg below the knee to allow freedom of movement, to prevent the bottom of the trouser from dragging ...

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Bowyang

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Is a piece of string or a strap tied around the trouser leg below the knee to allow freedom of movement, to prevent the bottom of the trouser from dragging ...

See overview in Oxford Index

bowyangs

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 133 words.

1 A string tied round the trouser-leg below the knee [from bowy-yanks leather leggings EDD] 1893 Warracknabeal Herald 22 Sep.

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Bowyang

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 237 words.

is a piece of string or a strap tied around the trouser leg below the knee to allow freedom of

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bowyang

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 69 words.

noun (usually plural) (also Australian) either of a pair of ties worn round a workman’s trouser legs below

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‘Bill Bowyang’

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 6 words.

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Gunn’s Gully

G. A. Wilkes.

in Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 58 words.

Fictitious bush locale of a comic strip in the Sydney Telegraph from 1936, as a version of the Ben Bowyang

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