from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person (usually a man) who drives a cart pulled by a team of bullocks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The driver of a bullock-cart or -wagon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a bullock in strength and power


From bullock +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)


  • Me say — ‘Me look out bullocky, musser ’em cattle.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • In the end he claimed a fight with the ugliest fellow, a bullocky lad named Fahy.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • I'm the king of bullock drivers, don't you know, bullocky oh

    Bullocky Oh

  • There's Wapples, too: he brags, bullocky oh bullocky oh

    Bullocky Oh

  • There's Guinea and Anderson too, bullocky oh, bullocky oh

    Bullocky Oh

  • I draw for Speckle's Mill, bullocky oh, bullocky oh

    Bullocky Oh

  • When they hear the crack of me whip, bullocky oh, 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.

    The Thorn Birds

  • 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.

    My Brilliant Career

  • Nowlett, the bullocky, and one or two of the old, better-class diggers that were left on the field.

    Over the Sliprails


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