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 for bluey
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Swag \Swag\, n.
     1. A swaying, irregular motion.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A burglar's or thief's booty; boodle. [Cant or Slang]
        --Charles Reade.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. [Australia]
        (a) A tramping bushman's luggage, rolled up either in
            canvas or in a blanket so as to form a long bundle,
            and carried on the back or over the shoulder; --
            called also a bluey, or a drum.
        (b) Any bundle of luggage similarly rolled up; hence,
            luggage in general.
  
                  He tramped for years till the swag he bore
                  seemed part of himself.           --Lawson.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bluey \Blue"y\,a.
     Bluish. --Southey.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bluey \Blue"y\, n. [From Blue, a.] [Australasia]
     1. A bushman's blanket; -- named from its color.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              We had to wring our blueys.           --Lawson.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. A bushman's bundle; a swag; -- so called because a blanket
        is sometimes used as the outside covering.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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