Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who free-selects crown lands in Australia. See free-selection.

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Examples

  • Nevertheless the man was a free-selector, and had taken a bit of the Gangoil run after a fashion which to Heathcote was objectionable politically, morally, and socially.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • Where the wily free-selector walks in armour-plated pants,

    The Man from Snowy River

  • Johnson was a free-selector, and his brain went rather queer,

    The Man from Snowy River

  • Let me explain to you that a free-selector may be, and very often is, a rich man.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • The sun has a right to be there, and is no interloper, like a free-selector.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • Let Medlicot in regard to character be what he might, he was a free-selector, and a squatter's enemy, and had clinched his hostility by employing a servant dismissed from the very run out of which he had bought his land.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • And when a young man did come, who might make matters so pleasant for them, Harry quarreled with him because he was a free-selector.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • He used, you know, to — to — that is, not just to like him, because he is a free-selector.”

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • Let Medlicot in regard to character be what he might, he was a free-selector, and a squatter’s enemy, and had clinched his hostility by employing

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

  • To him, in his way of thinking, a man who would take advantage of the law to buy a bit of another man’s land — or become a free-selector, as the term goes — was a public enemy, and might be presumed capable of any iniquity.

    Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

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