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dillybag Line breaks: dilly|bag
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪlɪbaɡ/

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(also dilly)

Definition of dillybag in English:


A bag or basket of traditional Aboriginal design, made from woven grass or fibre.


From Yagara (an extinct Aboriginal language of Queensland) dili 'coarse grass or reeds; a bag woven of this' + bag.

Words that rhyme with dillybag

beanbag • windbag • kitbag

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