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(South African) the people or nation, esp the nation of Afrikaners
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  • The Bourgeoisie are not das volk (the people) to the extreme Socialist.

    And the Kaiser abdicates S. Miles Bouton
  • "Then he ses things about other volk, and about the weather," Master went on.

    Furze the Cruel John Trevena
  • "Some volk ses there never wur no unicorns," remarked the Dumpy Philosopher.

    A Drake by George! John Trevena
  • The house warn't there one day, and gone the next, as some volk say.

    A Drake by George! John Trevena
  • The door opened and in he came, exclaiming, 'Hello, Mr. volk!

  • They are so pleasant like, that people never thinks they can be as bad as other volk.

    Mark Hurdlestone Susanna Moodie
  • But look here, Captain, the volk round here don't think like that.

    Jess H. Rider Haggard
  • In 1887, volk built an electrical dog cart which, like that of Ward, was seen on the streets of Brighton.

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    Lyman Horace Weeks

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