Green’s Dictionary of Slang

scone n.2

[joc. resemblance]

(Aus./N.Z.) the head.

North West Champion (Moree, NSW) 29 Jan. 5/3: ‘If, however, a man comes in and says, in reply to my greeting, that everything is rotten, I reach down behind the counter and get bold of a mallet, which I keep there for that purpose, and hit him on the scone - that is to say, head’.
[Aus]Sun (Sydney) 20 Oct. 4/3: Doubtless, the prehistoric inventor of the club felt the same way, when some one bounced his clumsy brain child on his own scone.
[Aus]D. Niland Shiralee 122: She clocks him with a fryin’ pan or something, raisin’ a lump on his scone like an egg.
[Aus]‘Nino Culotta’ Cop This Lot 41: One bop on the scone an’ they stay down.
[Aus](con. 1944) L. Glassop Rats in New Guinea 62: ‘Throw your tin hats away.’ ‘Throw them away? [...] An’ get shot in the scone?’.
[Aus]S. Gore Holy Smoke 10: Go on, scram – before y’ get yer scone in the way of that dirty great sword.
[UK]Galton & Simpson ‘Cuckoo in the Nest’ Steptoe and Son [TV script] One night when he come home a bit Adrian Quist, she smashed him across the scone with a quart jar.
Aus. Women’s Wkly14 Apr. 86/1: Players who religously have their scones bounced on the surface of such arenas as the [...] Sydney Sports Ground.
[NZ]McGill Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 97/1: scone head [...] Possibly corruption of old English word ‘sconce’, head.
[Aus]Penguin Bk of More Aus. Jokes 211: All of a sudden his victim bursts in and belts him on the scone.
[NZ]McGill Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].
[Aus]N. Cummins Tales of the Honey Badger [ebook] Blair [...] landed a beauty right on old mate’s scone.

In compounds

scone-doer (n.)

(Aus./N.Z.) an over-emotional person.

[NZ]2nd NZEF Times 20 Apr. 6: Scone-doer. A person subject to sudden fits of excitement and irritation [OED].
scone-doing (n.)

(Aus./N.Z.) emotional instability.

[NZ]F.I. Cooze Kiwis in the Pacific 8: The camp at Pahantanui was much as all military camps. Tedious training, fatigues, and ‘scone-doing’ from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m [OED].

In phrases

do one’s scone (v.) (also do the scone)

(Aus./N.Z.) to lose one’s temper (with someone).

[NZ]Expressions and Sayings 2NZEF 5: Do the Scone (or bun)—Lose the temper—panic [DNZE].
[NZ]Ellesmere Guardian (Canterbury) 8 Feb. 2/2: Some phrases [...] ‘doing your scone’ for evincing anger.
[UK]D. Davin For the Rest of Our Lives 102: Come on now, Tony, don’t do your scone.
[NZ]G. Slatter Gun in My Hand 98: I must say something or I’ll do my scone properly.
[UK]D. Davin Breathing Spaces 97: ‘She’s jake, boys, don’t panic,’ Ted said. ‘Don’t do your scones.’.
[NZ]McGill Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 97/1: do one’s scone lose one’s temper.
[NZ]McGill Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].
duck the scone (v.)

(Aus.) to plead guilty in court.

[Aus]S.J. Baker in Sun. Herald (Sydney) 8 June 9/2: ‘Bow the crumpet,’ ‘nod the nut,’ ‘duck the scone,’ all meaning to plead guilty.
[Aus]Baker Drum.
nod the scone (n.)

(Aus.) to agree.

[Aus]Truth (Brisbane) 24 Feb. 11/3: ‘How say you, Flossie are you going to nod the scone, or argue the toss?’.
off one’s scone (adj.)

(N.Z.) mad, eccentric.

[Aus]Sun (Sydney) 29 Sept. 15/1: Old Brissie the star-gazing gov bumped one of the schemozzles which nearly drove Mac off his scone .
[NZ]McGill Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 97/1: off one’s scone mad. c.1935.
[NZ]McGill Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].
[UK]T. Black Gutted 196: You’re off your scone [...] He’s the son of a fucking judge!

In exclamations

pull your scone in! (also suck your scone in!) [on basis of pull your head in! under head n.]

an excl. of annoyance, mind your own business! don’t interfere!; an angry retort telling somebody to calm down or suffer the consequences.

[Aus]‘Nino Culotta’ They’re a Weird Mob (1958) 14: When some character picks me for a dill, he is likely to be told quick smart to suck his scone in! [Ibid.] 168: I’m rapidly approaching the stage where I’ve had you. So pull your scone in while it’s still stuck to your neck.
[NZ]McGill Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. 180: Suck your scone in is advice to stop talking nonsense or mind your own business.

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