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South African Dutch

noun, (used with a plural verb)
the Boers.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Boers. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for South African Dutch
Historical Examples
  • The sort of gun in common use among the South African Dutch.

    The Vee-Boers Mayne Reid
  • For the slangvreter is a favourite pet with the South African Dutch; often tamed and kept as a protector of the poultry-yard.

    The Vee-Boers Mayne Reid
  • The same prophecy was being made not more than three years ago of the South African Dutch.

    The Framework of Home Rule Erskine Childers
  • Thus in the first half of the 18th century the language arose which is now called the South African Dutch.

  • And these people expect the South African Dutch to take over their neglected tongue!

    Mankind in the Making H. G. Wells
  • The South African Dutch were not inferior in these (p.047) qualities to the people of the parent stock.

  • And the accents falling on her ear are in the expressive sweetness of the South African Dutch, in its most cultured form.

    The Petticoat Commando

    Johanna Brandt
British Dictionary definitions for South African Dutch

South African Dutch

(not used in South Africa) another name for Afrikaans
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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