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Boeress, noun

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EnglishShow more Boer sense 2 + English feminine suffix -ess.
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A Boer woman.
1852 D. Livingstone in I. Schapera S. Afr. Papers (1974) 53I feel grumpy when I think of a big fat Boeress lying on my sofa and drinking coffee out of my wife’s coffeepot.
1974 D. Rooke Margaretha de la Porte 272On the afternoon of February 19th 1896 I saw the strangled body of a Boeress’s slave.
A Boer woman.

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