Meaning of shiralee in English:

shiralee

Pronunciation /ˈʃɪrəliː/

noun

informal, dated Australian
  • A bundle of personal belongings or blankets carried by a tramp.

    • ‘out on the road with my shiralee’
    • ‘To Macauley the child was his ‘shiralee’ - a burden and a handicap, and also a constant reminder of bitterness and failure.’

Origin

Late 19th century of unknown origin.