from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as zebuder.

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  • noun A sixpence; (sometimes after decimalisation) a 5-cent coin.


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  • "I just got divorced, Hoppy. The bloody moll took the house, the kids and every zac I had. I'm doing it tough, mate, don't you worry about that."

    - 'Robert Barrett, 'Between the Devlin and the Deep Blue Seas'.

    August 30, 2008

  • "zac" is six pence or five cents in Australian slang. People who are crippled with arthritis and walk around bent over are commonly called "Zac"; they look like they are searching for a coin they dropped.

    July 18, 2009