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blocker

noun 1. the occupier of a small block of rural land.
2. one who owns a fruit block. Also, blockie.
Contributor's comments:A blocker is termed a blocky in Peak Hill [NSW].

Contributor's comments:Growing up in Mildura, Victoria, we referred to 'blockies' not 'blockers'.

Contributor's comments:I think this expression goes back to the soldier settlement days, post WWII.

Contributor's comments:[Adelaide informant] Blocker sounds unfamiliar. To me it's always been blockie.

Contributor's comments:Always 'blockie' when growing up in Sunraysia (80's & 90's).