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Ikey

noun
  1. Southern African informal a student at the University of Cape Town, esp one representing the University in a sport
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Word Origin

from the name Isaac
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Historical Examples

  • The circumlocution has been in vain—you must have guessed it—Ikey adored Rosy.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry

  • Ikey roomed and breakfasted at Mrs. Riddle's two squares away.

  • But he was no outfielder as Ikey was; he picked them off the bat.

  • But doan't 'ee think, Ikey, 'tes time for 'ee to be puttin' in th' baans?

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking

  • I soon saw that Ikey Trethewy was there as Tryphena's sweetheart.

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking