brinny

EnglishEdit

From Aboriginal Australian.

Alternative formsEdit

  • brinnie

NounEdit

brinny (plural brinnies)

  1. (Australia, Victoria) A stone thrown as a missile.[1]

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1978, Sidney John Baker, The Australian Language, page 285 — One of the cheapest of all juvenile games is stone-throwing. Depending on local preferences, a stone is a goalie, quailer, gibber, yonnie, ronnie, brick, brinny, cundy or boondie.
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