Proper name in slang uses
(Aus.) a piece of human excrement floating in the water.
|Tracks (Aus.) June 35/1: Out in the surf, discretely sprinkle a handful of Imitation Turd Pellets around the take-off and watch the reaction of your fellow surfers as the pellets expand into realistic-looking Bondi cigars!|
|Sydney Morning Herald Good Weekend 8 Nov. 31: Australians outside the brown zone of the Bondi cigar seem remarkably sanguine about the continued pumping of sewage and domestic waste water into our seaways.|
|Xenophobe’s Guide to the Californians 49: They have not gone so far as to invent words for these silent infractions of nature’s law – as have the Australians who contributed the term ‘Bondi cigar.’.|
|Wikipedia [Internet] A major factor in Bondi’s seedy image was the fact that Sydney’s Water Board maintained an untreated sewage outlet not far from the north end of the beach, resulting in the term ‘Bondi Cigar’ – a somewhat exaggerated reference to human faeces floating in on the tide.|
(Aus.) to attack savagely.
|Bulletin (Sydney) 31 Jan. 10/1: (caption of cartoon of a Chinese man stabbing a policeman with an icicle) A pre-historic larrikin administering ‘Bondi’ to a pre-historic policeman with an ice-icle.|
|Bulletin (Sydney) 9 May 9/1: All the characters assembled, including the flunkey (Mr. Brown) who had lived with a ‘Dook’ and a ‘Markis,’ and to whom half the gallery would have given ‘Bondi’ if they’d caught him outside.|
|Truth (Sydney) Feb. 1/8: And if you get the chance, you hear, just give ’em literary Bondi.|
|Jimmy Brockett 217: I was waiting, too, for the Sunday Chronicle to start giving me Bondi.|
(Aus.) to leave very quickly, to run off.
|(con. 1944) Rats in New Guinea 180: I’m about to shoot through like a Bondi tram when some Japs come along.|
|‘Whisper All Aussie Dict.’ in Kings Cross Whisper (Sydney) xxxv 6/1: go bondi: Leave in a hurry. From shoot through like a Bondi tram.|
|Holy Smoke 51: He digs up a boat goin’ to a two-men-and-a-dog place called Tarshish, and shoots through on it like a Bondi tram.|
|Lily on the Dustbin 98: The embezzler ‘got wind’ of the investigation [...] ‘shot through like a Bondi tram’ and is now believed to be ‘living it up’ overseas.|
|Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang 14: The boiler started blowing down his Port Melbourne Pier about how her billy lids were now grown and had all Bondi.|
|Dinkum Aussie Dict. 46: Shot through like a Bondi tram: Somewhat archaic [...] The Bondi tram was notoriously the most dangerous and fastest. It means therefore that the person in question has ‘pissed off at the high port’ or fled very quickly indeed.|