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waddy

a heavy wooden club used as a weapon by native Australians
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The mystery bard could well be Waddie Mitchell, one of the nation's premier ``cowboy poets,'' a guy who can fire off rustic metaphors as rapidly as John Wayne picked off bad guys.
Traditional cowboy folk singer Ian Tyson, balladeer Don Edwards, and humorist and poet Waddie Mitchell are among the featured performers.
The vellum was also ornamented with appropriate pen and ink sketches, one representing a mia-mia with a blackfellow, lubra, and children, the others representing a kangaroo, an emeu, and a native dog, the whole being surrounded with a border combining waddies, spears, shields, fishing-nets, and other implements in use amongst the natives.
Key appointments include Sarah Geraghty of big four accountancy firm PwC; Christian Melville, a partner with law firm Gillespie MacAndrew; and Allan Mackay, a former director of Waddies and Ritchies.
The family man ran Waddies General Store on Green Road, Penistone, with his wife.
The new agreement will cover dozens of employers including Scotland's biggest printing firm Pillans and Waddies and will cover over 10,000 workers in Scotland.
Eleven savages among whom two women as thin as skeletons', were burning an ant-hill and beating it with waddies and branches.
JC Hamilton's memoirs described a local Aboriginal 'sport [which] consisted of throwing spears, boomerangs, sham fights with waddies and blunt spears, the latter warded off by a long shield.