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1An Australian Aboriginal's war club.
- ‘Normally, they were not used for hunting purposes, as nets and waddies were more effective.’
- ‘The men carry hunting weapons such as spears, boomerangs and waddies, a kangaroo and some other animals and furs’
- 1.1Australian, NZ A club or stick, especially a walking stick.
From Dharuk wadi tree, stick, club.
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