De Wet

[ duh wet ]
/ də ˈwɛt /


Chris·ti·an Ru·dolph [kris-chuh n roo-dolf, -dawlf; Dutch kris-tee-ahn ry-dolf] /ˈkrɪs tʃən ˈru dɒlf, -dɔlf; Dutch ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn ˈrü dɒlf/,1854–1922, Boer general and politician.


Fend Off Sciolism With This Word Of The Day Quiz
Are you the Cinderella of this week’s quiz? Test your memory on the words and definitions from March 23–29.
Question 1 of 7
schlep Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for de wet

de Wet
/ (də ˈvɛt) /


Christian Rudolf. 1854–1922, Afrikaner military commander and politician, who led the Orange Free State army in the second Boer War (1899–1902). He was imprisoned for treason (1914) after organizing an Afrikaner nationalist rebellion
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012