Furphy



[fur-fee] /ˈfɜr fi/

noun, plural furphies. Australian.
1.
a false report; rumor.
/ˈfɜːfɪ/
noun (pl) -phies
1.
(Austral, slang) a rumour or fictitious story
/ˈfɜːfɪ/
noun
1.
Joseph, pen name Tom Collins. 1843–1912, Australian author. His works include the classic Australian novel Such is Life (1903) and The Buln-Buln and the Brolga (1948)

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