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noun a bus or tram conductor.

noun a stone suitable for throwing. [? alteration of cornelian + -ie]
Contributor's comments: In the Upper Murray the word used is Connie. Last year I was home and a farmer I know said "I hit a bloody big Connie in that paddock" meaning his plough had struck a large stone.

the Conservatory in the Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne: Keith's not working in the connie today, he's down in the nursery.

condom: "I said to him he could come back to my place but we couldn't do anything unless he brought the connies with him." - actual conversation overheard on train - Western Sydney.

Contributor's comments: Heard "connos" for condoms in West Ryde in the 1980s.