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quickstertje, noun

Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more Partially Englished form of South African Dutch kwikstertje, from diminutive form of Dutch kwikstaart (see kwikstaart).
obs.
Any of several species of wagtail of the genus Motacilla of the Motacillidae, especially the Cape wagtail (see Cape sense 2 a), M. capensis; kwikstaart; quicky.
[1900 Stark & Sclater Birds of S. Afr. I. 259Motacilla capensis...‘Quick Stertje’ of the Dutch.]
1923 Haagner & Ivy Sketches of S. Afr. Bird-Life 15The confiding little Quickstertje..is too well-known to need any description.
Any of several species of wagtail of the genus Motacilla of the Motacillidae, especially the Cape wagtailCape2 a, M. capensis; kwikstaart; quicky.

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