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waxie

See also: waxy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

wax +‎ -ie, from the use of wax to waterproof cobblers' thread.

NounEdit

waxie (plural waxies)

  1. (Ireland, dated, Dublin) cobbler
    • Early 1900s, Traditional, Waxies' Dargle (song)
      Says my aul' one to your aul' one "Will ye come to the Waxies' dargle?"