Gunyah in a sentence

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Coming to the gunyahs where we expected to have found them, we were disappointed, and seeing a nardoo field close by, halted, intending to make it our camp.
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He then gave Mr. Burke a letter and his watch for his father, and we buried the remainder of the field-books near the gunyah.
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Two days after leaving the spot where Mr. Burke died, I found some gunyahs, where the natives had deposited a bag of nardoo, sufficient to last me a fortnight, and three bundles containing various articles.
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I took back three crows; but found him lying dead in his gunyah, and the natives had been there and had taken away some of his clothes.
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They took the birds I had shot and cooked them for me, and afterwards showed me a gunyah, where I was to sleep with three of the single men.
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The camp described by my informant I found to be a mere collection of gunyahs, or break-winds, made of boughs, and I at once presented my "card"-the ubiquite passport stick; which never left me for a moment in all my wanderings.
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Our shelter at night consisted merely of a small _gunyah_ made of boughs, and we left the fire burning in front of this when we turned in.
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We therefore slept some miles away from the encampment in a makeshift gunyah built of boughs, in front of which the usual fire was made.
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The precaution adopted on this occasion was always followed by us when we had any real doubt about the natives; that is to say, we built a "dummy" gunyah of boughs, which we were supposed to sleep in; and we covered in the front so as our possible assailants could not easily detect our absence.
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A gunyah, wurley, or mia-mia.
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Examples of Gunyah

Example #1
For some time we were employed gathering nardoo, and laying up a supply.
Example #2
He said he knew where they had gone, so we packed up and started.
Example #3
In travelling the first day, Mr. Burke seemed very weak and complained of great pain in his legs and back.
Example #4
Before leaving him, however, Mr. Burke asked him whether he still wished it, as under no other circumstances would he leave him; and Mr. Wills again said that he looked on it as our only chance.
Example #5
I also shot a crow that evening, but was in great dread that the natives would come and deprive me of the nardoo.
Example #6
I felt very lonely, and at night usually slept in deserted wurleys, belonging to the natives.