1838J.E. AlexanderExped. into Int.I. 96The women wore skin petticoats, or the Namaqua broek karosse, consisting of a prepared sheep or goat skin, so arranged, as to depend from the waist in a broad oval flap behind, and in front to be only a few inches in depth.
2.Trousers; panties or knickers. Also broekie [see -ie], and attributive.Cf. broekies, broeks.
1937C.R. PranceTante Rebella’s Saga 96Oom Jurie disappeared behind the screen, reappearing presently in shirt-sleeves..only to be summarily bundled back again with summary..orders to ‘Mak af your shirt and broek’.
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