boere, adjective

Origin:
Afrikaans, Show more Afrikaans boere-, combining form of boer farmer, Afrikaner; in most of the examples below, this form will have been deduced from combinations borrowed from Afrikaans which contain it (as boerebeskuit, boerebrood, etc.).
1.
a. Of or pertaining to the Afrikaner community; cf. Afrikaner adjective.
1970 Daily News 12 MayMany other good ‘boere’ names had been maliciously changed, he said.
1990 G. Gill in Sunday Times 22 Apr. 20The Mother Grundys can sleep easy in their beds tonight...controversial boere-rocker shocker Johannes Kerkorrel is leaving the country.
b. Special collocations
boere concertina, boerekonsertina;
boerenooi, see nooi sense 2;
boerenooientjie, see nooientjie.
1972 P. Becker in Star 17 Mar. B6Basie..strove all his adult life to master Rimsky-Korsakov’s ‘Servilia’ [sic] on a Boere concertina only to die eventually in abject disillusionment.
1990 Weekend Post 8 Dec. 7 (caption)Boeremusiek ‘is for everybody’, they say. Women too, as Mrs Hettie Breytenbach shows with her Boere concertina.
2. Country-style, rural; used by or associated with farmers; ‘home-grown’, indigenous. See note at Boer sense 1 a.
1974 Daily Dispatch 20 July 8I could still savour the memory of gorgeous ‘boere’ coffee served on the trains 20 years ago.
1990 Sunday Times 11 Feb. 9A sports promoter has challenged fans of the beloved ‘boere’ sport, kennetjie, to promote the game and support a worthy cause.
Of or pertaining to the Afrikaner community;
Country-style, rural; used by or associated with farmers; ‘home-grown’, indigenous. See note at Boer1 a.

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