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[fur-fee] /ˈfɜr fi/

noun, plural furphies. Australian.
a false report; rumor.
noun (pl) -phies
(Austral, slang) a rumour or fictitious story
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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