swagman

noun
swag·​man | \ ˈswag-mən How to pronounce swagman (audio) \

Definition of swagman

chiefly Australia
: drifter especially : one who carries a swag when traveling

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the swagman who roams through the outback is a mythic figure in Australia

First Known Use of swagman

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Swagman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swagman. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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