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A bag or basket of traditional Aboriginal design, made from woven grass or fibre.
- ‘I really would love to have a go at making the dillybag from that volume on page 20 and was wondering if any one of you lovely ladies would have a copy of that pattern and could possibly be kind enough to photostat it for me, I will only be to pleased to reimburse any costs involved.’
- ‘He put it into the dillybag.’
From Yagara (an extinct Aboriginal language of Queensland) dili coarse grass or reeds; a bag woven of this + bag.
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