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jong

/jɒŋ/
noun
1.
(South African, informal) a friend, often used in direct address
Word Origin
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.

    Under the Chinese Dragon F. S. Brereton
  • jong will be too big after such a journey to speak to his countrymen.

    Under the Chinese Dragon F. S. Brereton
  • You had best be up early so that jong can complete your toilets.

    Under the Chinese Dragon F. S. Brereton

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