TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOSS COCKY»
The term «boss cocky» is barely ever used and occupies the 209.103
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOSS COCKY»
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01 Tom didna wanna be no boss cocky. Not while Ise ere. Sides, Ise boss cocky
long afore e ever got ere. Kill two white fellas an ya get two life sen-ces, so ya
gotta be in ere longer n all the other fellas. But what makes ya boss cockie, see,
Kangaroo's Comments and Wallaby's Words: The Aussie Word Book
The boss cocky is the landowner who has men working for him. Weekend
cockies are city slickers who own small plots of land as second homes. These
uses led to the development of the obscure verb to cockatoo, meaning "to farm.
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
12, 1967 boss cocky noun 1 an owner of a rural property who employs labour
AUSTRALIA, 1879 • So he decided he wanted to be the boss cocky, the man who
strolled up and down the lines of stooping shearers to watch the fleeces he
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
“Station workers may as well've been owned by the damned, Boss Cocky!” “The
Boss Cocky?” Clare frowned. “What's that?” “The Station owner, or the manager.”
Ngunintja's brow darkened. “Whichever bugger ran the flamin' property!
Comparative Studies in Australian and New Zealand English: ...
... are recorded in the DNZE,3 whereas the AND shows further differentiated use
in boss cocky, cane cocky, share cocky, spud cocky, sugar cocky, and wheat
cocky. There are also cases of the same term being used with a different referent
Pam Peters, Peter Collins, Adam Smith, 2009
Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
... severely reprimand somebody— 'You mongrel, yer nothin' but a bludger, I'm
going to bore it up ya' boss cocky Person in charge or a farmer who employs
labourers— He's the flamin' boss cocky 'round 'ere not you' bot May I borrow a
Nature X Nature of Everything
One is chalk the other cheese and both are divided back to the 1x4 indexed
values for differences to which the boss cocky has determined. The boss cocky
Mr Nature commands all 'the portfolios' pertinent to 'each respective natured
Power of Pinjarra (Australian Destiny Book #2)
“The man with brown hair there is the boss cocky's son and the other one is his
sister's son. The black's name isGimpy Jackand he's been here aboutsix wets,
come andgo. Those threeand some others were working atanother station down
Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
... slave plantations. By the late 19th century it was used in a political sense in the
US: a boss was a man who controlled the party machinery in a ward or district. In
Australia it was adapted into a nickname for a squatter: namely, a 'boss cocky'.
The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
1965 and 1966 US, 1873 boss used as a sentenceending intensifier
SINGAPORE, 2002 boss Charley noun awhite person or white people
collectively US, 1967 boss cocky noun 1 an ownerofaruralproperty whoemploys
labour AUSTRALIA, ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007
7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOSS COCKY»
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TOUR OF PUNISHMENT: Age scribe Misha Schubert signs up to …
... snarky Melbourne lawyer Mark Leibler is generously supported by taxpayers and currently employs as its boss cocky the former ALP national ... «VEXNEWS, Aug 12»
Questions snowball into displeasure
Yesterday, boss cocky Dale Park said he'd had a sit-down with Goyder ''and had a very positive and productive discussion about Coles's ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 12»
Tender shoots of agricultural revolution
"We're hoping the trough has been reached and we're on the up again," says Jim Pratley, secretary of the agriculture deans and boss cocky at ... «The Australian, Mar 12»
OMG, How HOT Is the POTUS??
Carmelan Polce is the boss cocky (literally "chief farmer" -- where this comes from I have no idea) of Australia's arm of Democrats Abroad, the ... «Huffington Post, Nov 11»
Cold, hard cash continues to hold its appeal
DANGEROUS business being the boss cocky down at crash barrier and traffic-light maker Saferoad Holdings, with yet another chief executive ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 11»
Major General Jim Molan speaks with Kerry O'Brien about his …
It consists of Sunni insurgents who are, who were, furiously trying to re-establish themselves as the "boss cocky" in the country. You have al ... «ABC Online, Jul 08»
The AMP: contrite but not out
... was portrayed internally as a minor matter. "This is a problem with our processes, not the advice," boss cocky Andy Mohl told his underlings. «Sydney Morning Herald, Aug 06»