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1 definition by shakes spear

 
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old cockney word evolved from 'shipmate'
first used way back when great britain ruled the waves.
popular in australia because the first white ozzys were unfortunate cockneys sent by the english establishment to turn australia into a civilization.
land a-hoy shipmate became land a-hoy mate.
by shakes spear August 22, 2007