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bokkem, noun

Forms:
bokking, bokkomShow more Also bokking, bokkom, bokom, bokkum.
Origin:
DutchShow more Dutch bokking, bokkem smoked herring.
Especially in the Western Cape: a salted, dried, and sometimes smoked whole fish, usually a small mullet (see harder); the flesh of a fish prepared in this way.
Note:
Occasionally called Cape biltong or fish biltong. See also biltong.
1866 L. Pappe Synopsis of Edible Fishes 19They (sc. mullets) make good table-fish, but are more frequently salted or smoke-dried (Bokkoms) like the Herring.
1993 [see harder].
a salted, dried, and sometimes smoked whole fish, usually a small mullet (see harder); the flesh of a fish prepared in this way.

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