Switzer

[ swit-ser ]
/ ˈswɪt sər /

noun

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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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decorum

Origin of Switzer

1540–50; ≪ Middle High German, equivalent to Swītz Switzerland + -er -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for switzer

Switzer
/ (ˈswɪtsə) /

noun

a less common word for Swiss
a member of the Swiss Guard

Word Origin for Switzer

C16: from Middle High German, from Swīz Switzerland
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