- Probably from stash. Australian from 1893; Boer War military slang. (Wiktionary)
“Politically speaking this latest stoush is based on the failiure of the current Peronist government led by Christina Fernadez de kirchner (CFK to friends and enemies alike).”
“Stousher: nickname for someone often in a fight (or "stoush") swagman (swaggy): Generally, anyone who is walking in the "outback" with a swag.”
“Hockey quiet over Macfarlane 'stoush' OPPOSITION treasury spokesman Joe Hockey has remained tightlipped on whether a Liberal party colleague told him he isn't up to the job.”
“stoush" that landlord, and the driver stopped the coach cheerfully at their request; but they said they'd come across him again and allowed themselves to be persuaded out of it.”
“A political stoush has erupted with Opposition parliamentarians accusing the government of causing the increase in boat people and encouraging people smuggling through its changes to border protection.”
“Leaving out a small stoush in Europe and simply referring to it as JB did in AoT for the ME and other battles gives back story.”
“So after a big stoush, some culling of sorts we will have all these shinny new gadgets and hey. .maybe even FTL as well .. and off we go. just a thought ya know”
“And I love the idea of fencing masters descending on Cambridge, not to mention the odd stoush between ‘town and gown’ – brilliant!”
“BOB BANGAR, its starting to llok light Friday night is the go, How are you two situated for a Fri night stoush!”
“The more you flip out the more entertaining it is for the voyeurs, pervs and lurkers on here who love a stoush.”
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