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(South African) the people or nation, esp the nation of Afrikaners
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  • 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.

    Automobile Biographies Lyman Horace Weeks
  • The Bourgeoisie are not das volk (the people) to the extreme Socialist.

    And the Kaiser abdicates S. Miles Bouton
  • Zunser's verschiedene volkslieder, welche wer'en gesungen vun'm volk mit sejere Melodien.

  • volk about these parts don't know nort of un', else they'd have had un' for the 'rastling long ago.

    Perlycross R. D. Blackmore
  • I only wish his volk were on my farm—out they should go, or I would know the reason why.

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

    Mark Hurdlestone Susanna Moodie
  • As to us and Clam-pit volk, zoonder would us goo to gallows than have ort to say to grave-work.

    Perlycross R. D. Blackmore

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