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- n. Plural form of bullocky.
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But the "bullockies" are better off than the horse-teamsters, for bad chaff is sold by the pound and corn is worth its weight in gold.
It showed the sparkling coast and dusty interior, city and country life, immigrants, children, squatters, politicians and bullockies.
Now, with official stock routes for the drovers and the bullockies vanished into legend, things were more amicable between vagabonds and stay-puts.
In the old days drovers and their hungry, grass-ruining mobs of stock had not been welcome, and the bullockies a hated breed as they inched their mammoth teams of from twenty to eighty oxen through the middle of the squatters’ best grazing.