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bossuiker, noun

Origin:
Afrikaans, DutchShow more Afrikaans (from Dutch borstsuiker, borst chest + suiker sugar), ‘barley sugar’; cough lozenge.
see quotation 1947. Cf. boschsuiker.
[1916 S. Black in S. Gray Three Plays (1984) 229Peace: Hum! What’s this stuff? It looks like dynamite. Van K: That’s bosch-sugar! Peace: What are you doing with bosch-sugar? Van K: I eat it. Try a piece.]
1971 L.G. Green Taste of S.-Easter 157When I first went there as a school boy I was interested only in the golden tammeletjies and the striped bossuikers.
see quotation 1947.

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