One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A chilled can or bottle of beer.
- ‘Stopped at the Waikino Tavern and had a coldie - as always when I'm passing.’
- ‘Back on terra firma with a coldie firmly in hand, my dive buddies and I could only agree that it had been a truly spectacular day of diving - and even better, we'd had both dive sites to ourselves.’
- ‘So grab a cuppa, a coldie, a JD or even some hair of the skunk.’
- ‘Norm never uttered a harsh word about anyone and always enjoyed a coldie with his mates at the 19th.’
- ‘What seems all the more remarkable though is that at least 35,000 of those votes have come in the past eight hours - a time when most Australians would be dozing having consumed a few too many coldies last night.’
- ‘Also, that Jamie would give it his all, and then enjoy a couple of coldies with his mates after the game.’
- ‘After in the clubhouse the atmosphere is relaxed, and a coldie or two goes down well, whilst Max sorts out the winner and then we can relax and have a slow saunter back to home base.’
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