- Bracewell, on this, exclaimed, " We'll show them that we're not to be trifled with; or they will become bolder, and make a rush upon us with their waddies. - "Adventures in Australia", W.H.G. Kingston.
- Come on, you waddies!" - "The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On", Eugene Manlove Rhodes.
- They had their hunting spears and a few waddies, but no other weapons. - "Expedition into Central Australia", Charles Sturt.