from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of wallah.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the common names applied to a small variety of Oncorhynchus nerka, the blueback salmon of the Pacific coast.
- n. A doer; a worker; a dealer; an agent; a keeper; a master; an owner; hence, an inhabitant; a man; a fellow: as, a punka-walla; a Hooghly walla. It is sometimes applied to things.
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