blikkie, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, blik tin + -ie.
A can or similar container made of tin; blik sense 1.
1912 H.H. Juta Reminisc. 10Below the cart, from the axle, swung a fair-sized ‘blikkie’ — a tin cannister.
c1929 S. Black in S. Gray Three Plays (1984) 58The only French I know I learnt off a condensed milk blikkie.
1958 A. Jackson Trader on Veld 35A favourite meal in the shop consisted of a blikkie gember konfijt, or blikkie sardines (tin of preserved ginger or a tin of sardines) accompanied by half a pound of sugared biscuits.
A can or similar container made of tin; blik1.

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