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The native Australians called this constellation "The Boomerang."

A Field Book of the StarsWilliam Tyler Olcott

But, in the meantime, the one who had thrown the 'boomerang' was after me with raised spear.

GrifB. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon

It executed a boomerang trajectory, lit again on the same spot, and began rubbing its legs as before.

BizarreLawton Mackall

And then drop about five hundred to a thousand boomerang balls, at regular intervals, over the whole paratemporal area.

Time CrimeH. Beam Piper

They are immortal, too, and live in files for centuries and are liable to strike back at any moment like a boomerang.

Over HereHector MacQuarrie

Each boy grew to be particular in the discharge of his duties, for neglect was seen to be a boomerang.

He perceived that the indignant Boniface was not to be intimidated even by a harpoon or a boomerang.

This was the famous "boomerang," so effective a weapon in the hands of the natives, so useless in that of Europeans.

Thus, though the patriotic defence was a sincere defence, it is a defence that comes back on the defenders like a boomerang.

What I Saw in AmericaG. K. Chesterton

Just before leaving, we had an opportunity of seeing a native lad throw a boomerang—or kylie, as they are called here.

The Last VoyageLady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

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