Cockeye bob

a sudden storm, squall

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • cockeye bob — noun also cockeyed bob Etymology: probably modification of native name in Australia Australia : a sudden violent storm a cockeye bob roared out of the north and tore the front veranda off Xavier Herbert * * * cockeye bob or cockeyed bob noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • cockeye bob — /kɒkaɪ ˈbɒb/ (say kokuy bob) noun WA 1. a large whirlwind. 2. a cyclone. Also, cockeyed bob. {origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cockeye bob — Australian Slang a sudden storm, squall …   English dialects glossary

  • cockeyed bob — noun see cockeye bob * * * Australian. a short, violent storm. [1890 95; of uncert. orig.] * * * cockeye bob or cockeyed bob noun (Aust sl) 1. A sudden thunderstorm 2. A cyclone • • • Main Entry: ↑cock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dunn (surname) — For other uses, see Dunn. Dunn Gender Unisex Language(s) English Other names See also Donn (byname), Ó Duinn Dunn is a surname in the English language. The name has …   Wikipedia


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