braaivleisaand, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, braai grill + vleis meat + aand evening.
obsolescent
braai noun sense 1 a.
1934 Star 6 Apr. (Swart)On the kopjes at Cottesloe tomorrow evening the congregation of the Dutch Reformed Church at Vrededorp will take part in a ‘braaivleisaand’.
1936 E. Rosenthal Old-Time Survivals 20 (caption)‘Braaivleisaand’, or ‘Roast Meat Evening’: An old South African Dutch custom, which includes the public roasting of meat in the embers at night.
1939 Outspan 22 Sept. 42 (advt)Traditional as our Braaivleisaand. The hospitable, mellow flavour of this fine old Brandy.
1949 L.G. Green In Land of Afternoon 67Just as typical as biltong is the country braaivleisaand. This form of hospitality is now so widespread that many people have sheltered fire-places built in their gardens.
1955 W. Illsley Wagon on Fire 70A card of attractive design..was an invitation to support a ‘braaivleisaand’ in aid of the orphanage fund.
braainoun1 a.

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