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Etymologies

Unknown. Possibly (putative obsolete brand of roll-your-own tobacco) + -y ("diminutive suffix"). From 1940s; evidence of colloquial use from early 20thC. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I can picture Havock at his computer, beer in one hand durry in the other, yelling at the screen.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » First dictated blog post.

  • The eye-flies had colonized the top of an almeira; the red stains on the durry were thicker, for Mohammed Latif had slept here during his imprisonment and spat a good deal; the table drawer was scarred where the police had forced it open; everything in Chandrapore was used up, including the air.

    A Passage To India

  • That he already has - courtesy of a knockabout image cultivated in an era when a lunch break durry, card games as you waited to bat, and several post-stumps beers wouldn't put you on the front pages.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Between shots, Kidman and co-star Daniel Day-Lewis shared drags on a durry, then hammed it up for the cameras once Kidman realised she'd been spotted.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • And he won't give up, screaming and throwing himself on the floor if he's refused a durry.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • The only thing you'll need to change is the floor rug (and if you have a solid colour, even this can stay the same (with perhapsa smaller durry thrown on top to match your decor.

    Creating A Feeling of Home

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  • Australian slang - cigarette.

    February 4, 2008