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Coolgardie safe Line breaks: Cool|gar¦die safe
Pronunciation: /kuːlˌɡɑːdi ˈseɪf/

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Definition of Coolgardie safe in English:


A box or cupboard for storing food, cooled by strips of wetted fabric.


1920s: named after Coolgardie, a town in Western Australia.

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