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  1. a gold-bearing conglomerate found in South Africa
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Word Origin

C19: from Dutch: a kind of almond hardbake, alluding to its appearance
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Historical Examples

  • So it chaunced at a banket that the sayed image of the dyuell was lost and gone.

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  • The cabokes came out to sea after us in a boate and brought a banket.

  • Capt. Adames envited all thenglish to a banket with cabokes.

  • In th' afthernoon they was a lawn tinnis party, an' at night the gin'ral attinded a banket at th' Gran' Palace Hotel.

  • He attinded th' banket given be th' Prospurity Brigade at th' hotel where he's stoppin'.