Jackey Jackey

/ˈdʒæki ˌdʒæki/ (say 'jakee .jakee)

noun
1. an Aboriginal guide who accompanied EB Kennedy's expedition to Cape York Peninsula in 1848. Aboriginal name, Galmahra.
2. the name adopted by William Westwood, 1820–46, born in the UK, Australian bushranger noted for his literacy.
Also, Jacky Jacky.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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