Old china plate

Old china plate
old mate

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • old china plate — Australian Slang old mate …   English dialects glossary

  • china plate — I Australian Slang good mate (rhyming slang china plate = mate ) II Cockney Rhyming Slang Mate How are you, my old china? …   English dialects glossary

  • The China Plate — L Assiette de porcelaine L Assiette de porcelaine est un court métrage d animation américain, en noir et blanc de la série des Silly Symphonies réalisé par Wilfred Jackson, sorti le 25 mai 1929. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • my old china — Meaning Affectionate term for a friend. Origin Cockney rhyming slang. China = china plate = mate …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • Old King Cole (film) — Old King Cole is a 1933 Disney cartoon in the Silly Symphonies series, based on several nursery rhymes and fairy tales, including Old King Cole. It was directed by David Hand and released on July 29, 1933. It s a remake of the 1931 Silly Symphony …   Wikipedia

  • China — (old) friend (rhyming slang china plate = mate ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • china — I Australian Slang (old) friend (rhyming slang china plate = mate ) II Scottish Vernacular Dictionary pal...close friend. I come from Glasgow and know this word well but have never seen it in any dictionary. III South African Slang Origin:… …   English dialects glossary

  • china — • Rhyming Slang, short for China plate , mate . Used as a general term to address someone you are at least a bit familiar with. Usually prefixed by me old . eg. Awright me old china ! …   Londonisms dictionary

  • china —    Used by a London Cockney, this would be the equivalent of ‘mate’, thanks to the rhyming slang ‘china plate’. It is more likely to occur in an expression like ‘me old china’ than be used alone. Eric Partridge, in his Dictionary of Historical… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • china — n British a friend, mate. Rhyming slang from china plate . An example of London rhyming slang which has survived from the 19th century and is still in working class use today, albeit often ironically or self consciously. It is usually part of the …   Contemporary slang

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