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Johnb - co.uk September 15th, 2021 10:11 AM

[Dixonary] Rnd 3196 Vote for BOONGA
 
The time has come to decide - vote for 2 of these definitions by* 13:30
BST Friday - vote publicly to the group

do not look up the answer before you vote. Tell me privately if on
viewing the defs you now know the meaning

*JohnnyB*


1 (Mil. slang) a dirt filled bin for absorbing explosions.

2 A long wavelike ridge of snow, formed by the wind and found on the
polar plains.

3 An Australian Aboriginal stone hatchet.

4 New Zealand offensive; Pacific Islander_._

5 A stew of plantain and curried goat.

6 A cannabis-based drug, similar to hashish, used in certain Voodoo rituals..

7 A game of chance played in Indonesia played with counters.

8 Australian slang for farm, esp. in the Northern Territory

9 A gecko, /Gekko gecko/, of the Philippines and southeastern Asia;
sometimes kept as a pet.

10 [Bengal] highly spiced pickled vegetables; a chutney made from same.

11 An aboriginal throwing stick used with a short wooden spear similar
in size and shape to a Roman javelin.

12 A music style designed for "Bollywood" (q.v.) movie productions, as a
blend of rock and roll and country, but with strong traditional Indian
influences.

13 A Nigerian slang expression for a scammer.

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Paul Keating September 15th, 2021 10:18 AM

Re: [Dixonary] Rnd 3196 Vote for BOONGA
 
4 & 8 for me.

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Ann Druce September 15th, 2021 11:56 AM

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Tim B September 15th, 2021 01:03 PM

Re: [Dixonary] Rnd 3196 Vote for BOONGA
 
2 and 3, please.

Best wishes,
Tim Bourne.

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Tim Lodge September 15th, 2021 01:49 PM

[Dixonary] Rnd 3196 Vote for BOONGA
 
4 and 9, please.

4 New Zealand offensive; Pacific Islander*.*

9 A gecko, *Gekko gecko*, of the Philippines and
southeastern Asia; sometimes kept as a pet.


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Debbie Embler September 15th, 2021 05:38 PM

Re: [Dixonary] Rnd 3196 Vote for BOONGA
 
I don't think any are believable. After I eliminated all those centered in
SE Asia or thereabouts, and one definition that's been played before, I had
it filtered down to 4 left, so I'm voting for 5 and 12.

On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 10:11 AM Johnb - co.uk <johnb (AT) john-barrs (DOT) co.uk>
wrote:

> The time has come to decide - vote for 2 of these definitions by 13:30
> BST Friday - vote publicly to the group
>
> do not look up the answer before you vote. Tell me privately if on viewing
> the defs you now know the meaning
>
> *JohnnyB*
>
> 1 (Mil. slang) a dirt filled bin for absorbing explosions.
>
> 2 A long wavelike ridge of snow, formed by the wind and
> found on the polar plains.
>
> 3 An Australian Aboriginal stone hatchet.
>
> 4 New Zealand offensive; Pacific Islander*.*
>
> 5 A stew of plantain and curried goat.
>
> 6 A cannabis-based drug, similar to hashish, used in certain
> Voodoo rituals.
>
> 7 A game of chance played in Indonesia played with counters.
>
> 8 Australian slang for farm, esp. in the Northern Territory
>
> 9 A gecko, *Gekko gecko*, of the Philippines and
> southeastern Asia; sometimes kept as a pet.
>
> 10 [Bengal] highly spiced pickled vegetables; a chutney made
> from same.
>
> 11 An aboriginal throwing stick used with a short wooden
> spear similar in size and shape to a Roman javelin.
>
> 12 A music style designed for "Bollywood" (q.v.) movie
> productions, as a blend of rock and roll and country, but with strong
> traditional Indian influences.
>
> 13 A Nigerian slang expression for a scammer.
>
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September 16th, 2021 02:31 PM

RE: [Dixonary] Rnd 3196 Vote for BOONGA
 
Johnny – Lord knows. I’ll try 5 and 13.

Alan



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The time has come to decide - vote for 2 of these definitions by 13:30 BST Friday - vote publicly to the group

do not look up the answer before you vote. Tell me privately if on viewing the defs you now know the meaning

JohnnyB


1 (Mil. slang) a dirt filled bin for absorbing explosions.

2 A long wavelike ridge of snow, formed by the wind and found on the polar plains.

3 An Australian Aboriginal stone hatchet.

4 New Zealand offensive; Pacific Islander.

5 A stew of plantain and curried goat.

6 A cannabis-based drug, similar to hashish, used in certain Voodoo rituals.

7 A game of chance played in Indonesia played with counters.

8 Australian slang for farm, esp. in the Northern Territory

9 A gecko, Gekko gecko, of the Philippines and southeastern Asia; sometimes kept as a pet.

10 [Bengal] highly spiced pickled vegetables; a chutney made from same.

11 An aboriginal throwing stick used with a short wooden spear similar in size and shape to a Roman javelin.

12 A music style designed for "Bollywood" (q.v.) movie productions, as a blend of rock and roll and country, but with strong traditional Indian influences.

13 A Nigerian slang expression for a scammer.




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Daniel B. Widdis September 16th, 2021 05:44 PM

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I'll go with 6 for the voodoo and 9 for the gecko gekko gecko.

On Wed, Sep 15, 2021 at 7:11 AM Johnb - co.uk <johnb (AT) john-barrs (DOT) co.uk>
wrote:

> The time has come to decide - vote for 2 of these definitions by 13:30
> BST Friday - vote publicly to the group
>
> do not look up the answer before you vote. Tell me privately if on viewing
> the defs you now know the meaning
>
> *JohnnyB*
>
> 1 (Mil. slang) a dirt filled bin for absorbing explosions.
>
> 2 A long wavelike ridge of snow, formed by the wind and
> found on the polar plains.
>
> 3 An Australian Aboriginal stone hatchet.
>
> 4 New Zealand offensive; Pacific Islander*.*
>
> 5 A stew of plantain and curried goat.
>
> 6 A cannabis-based drug, similar to hashish, used in certain
> Voodoo rituals.
>
> 7 A game of chance played in Indonesia played with counters.
>
> 8 Australian slang for farm, esp. in the Northern Territory
>
> 9 A gecko, *Gekko gecko*, of the Philippines and
> southeastern Asia; sometimes kept as a pet.
>
> 10 [Bengal] highly spiced pickled vegetables; a chutney made
> from same.
>
> 11 An aboriginal throwing stick used with a short wooden
> spear similar in size and shape to a Roman javelin.
>
> 12 A music style designed for "Bollywood" (q.v.) movie
> productions, as a blend of rock and roll and country, but with strong
> traditional Indian influences.
>
> 13 A Nigerian slang expression for a scammer.
>
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