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jong

noun
  1. Southern African informal a friend, often used in direct address
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from Afrikaans
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  • "For the peace of all, you can arrange things this way," was the advice of the Jong Pen.

    In the Forbidden Land

    Arnold Henry Savage Landor

  • Those were the Jong Pen's orders, and they, as well as I, must obey them.

    In the Forbidden Land

    Arnold Henry Savage Landor

  • The Jong Pen has been called upon to restore the missing articles.

    In the Forbidden Land

    Arnold Henry Savage Landor

  • I have collected the dues and paid them to the agents of the Jong Pen.

    In the Forbidden Land

    Arnold Henry Savage Landor

  • But Jong came rapidly to the rescue, stopping for a while on his way to the barrier.