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MEANING:noun: A pal.
ETYMOLOGY:Cobber is an old-fashioned Australianism. It's perhaps derived from English dialect cob (take a liking to).
Cartoonist: Doug Pike
habitue: a habitual visitor to a place
mutch: a linen cap worn by old women and babies.
USAGE:"Farewell cobber, it's been a blast."
Jane Wright; First Word; Sunday Herald (Glasgow, UK); Sep 26, 2004.
Explore "cobber" in the Visual Thesaurus.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:What you cannot enforce, do not command. -Sophocles, dramatist (495?-406 BCE)
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