Example sentences for: jackeroo

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  • But then an earlier life was revealed: from the 1840s, and in Queensland especially, jackeroo had been used of a white man who lived beyond the bounds of close settlement and had taken on some of the not so savoury connotations of frontiersman.

  • Take jackeroo , for instance, the name given to a young Englishman of independent means who came out to Australia to gain colonial experience by working in a supernumerary capacity on a sheep or cattle station, who enrolled in the nineteenth-century equivalent of a senior management course, either genuinely to learn self-reliance or gracefully to take himself off his family's hands.

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