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