1. Jew;
2. prison warder; screw (rhyming slang)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • four-by-two — fourˈ by twoˈ noun 1. The piece of cloth in a rifle pull through 2. An army biscuit 3. A piece of wood, etc four (inches, etc) by two (inches, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑four …   Useful english dictionary

  • four-by-two — n British a Jew. London rhyming slang in current usage. A descriptive, rather than an intrinsically offensive term. A four by two is a standard size of timber plank used for rafters, etc. (In the USA it is known as a two by four.) …   Contemporary slang

  • four by two — Meaning Jew. Origin Cockney rhyming slang. Four inches by two is a size in which timber is sold in the UK …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • four-by-two — I. /fɔ bi ˈtu/ (say faw bee tooh) noun 1. a piece of wood which, in the imperial measure, was in cross section four inches by two inches. 2. a small piece of cloth attached to a pull through to clean a rifle. II. /fɔ bi ˈtu/ (say faw bee tooh)… …   Australian English dictionary

  • four by two — noun a) a length of sawn wood, of cross section 4 inches by 2 inches, most often employed as structural framing lumber (dimension or dimensional lumber) b) cotton cloth 4 inches wide with lines two inches apart, conveniently torn into two inch… …   Wiktionary

  • four by two — Cockney Rhyming Slang Jew He s not from around here he s a four …   English dialects glossary

  • four-by-two — Australian Slang 1. Jew; 2. prison warder; screw (rhyming slang) …   English dialects glossary

  • four by two — Noun. A Jewish person. Cockney rhyming slang on Jew. Can be offens. 1930s …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Four-center two-electron bond — A four center two electron bond is a type of chemical bond in which four atoms share two electrons in bonding which is unusual because in ordinary chemical bonds two atoms share two electrons (2c 2e bonding). This type of bonding is postulated in …   Wikipedia

  • Unit Four Plus Two — Unit 4 + 2 war eine britische Rockband, die Mitte der 60er Jahre insbesondere durch den Hit „Concrete and Clay“ in England und den USA recht bekannt war und heute Kultstatus genießt. Gegründet wurde die Band 1963 in Hertfordshire von Peter Moules …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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