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buckle

G. A. Wilkes

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

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195563160
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780195597196
buckle

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To arrest [from buckle to unite oneself in wedlock 1693 OED] 1961 Hugh Atkinson Low Company 187: ‘What’s yer laggin’?

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