Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The driver of a bullock-cart or -wagon.
- n. Australia, obsolete A person (usually a man) who drives a cart pulled by a team of bullocks.
- adj. resembling a bullock in strength and power
- From bullock + -y. (Wiktionary)
“Me say — ‘Me look out bullocky, musser ’em cattle.”
“In the end he claimed a fight with the ugliest fellow, a bullocky lad named Fahy.”
“I'm the king of bullock drivers, don't you know, bullocky oh”
“There's Wapples, too: he brags, bullocky oh bullocky oh”
“There's Guinea and Anderson too, bullocky oh, bullocky oh”
“I draw for Speckle's Mill, bullocky oh, bullocky oh”
“When they hear the crack of me whip, bullocky oh, bullocky oh”
“Two rows of iron pallets faced each other down either side of a long room made of corrugated iron; sighing and cursing the cane with an originality a bullocky might have envied, the men flopped naked on top of unbleached sheets, drew their mosquito nets down from the rings and within moments were asleep, vague shapes under gauzy tents.”
“I romped with dogs, climbed trees after birds 'nests, drove the bullocks in the dray, under the instructions of Ben, our bullocky, and always accompanied my father when he went swimming in the clear, mountain, shrub-lined stream which ran deep and lone among the weird gullies, thickly carpeted with maidenhair and numberless other species of ferns.”
“Nowlett, the bullocky, and one or two of the old, better-class diggers that were left on the field.”
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