1822W.W. Bird inJ.C. ChaseCape of G.H. (1843) 258Ambition and politics, two of the grand tormentors of human life, have no field in South Africa large enough for an Englishman, and the Cape Dutch know them not, for they are content to be quiet and to obey.
1948H.E. HocklyStory of Brit. Settlers of 1820 6The European colonists..gradually developed their own distinctive characteristics and outlook, becoming known to the outside world through travellers and writers of those days as the Cape Dutch, to distinguish them from the parent stock in the Netherlands.
1977S. Afr. Panorama May 9The early settlers took root, and by the beginning of the 18th century the Cape Dutch, strengthened by a modest influx of French Huguenots and German employees of the company, were already evolving a subnationality of their own.
1981A. Paton inOptimaVol.30No.2, 89One can of course stress too far the differences between the Cape Dutch and those who had trekked into the interior, but differences there were.
1873F. BoyleTo Cape for Diamonds 169A Dutchman — a boer, that is — climbed up and attempted to address the meeting in Cape Dutch.
1882C. Du ValWith Show through Sn Afr.I. 43Amongst these various races the language principally used is Cape Dutch — a somewhat hybrid and very consonantal one, and being gutteral, is more or less useful for clearing the throat.
1900B.M. HicksCape as I Found It 16The Coloured people seemed to be everywhere, jabbering away to each other in Cape Dutch.
1903J.C. EverettEasy Anglo-Afrikander Taal Guide 7Cape Dutch, or the Taal, as it is now usually designated, is a simplified form of the Netherlands, or Hollander language.
1924L.H. BrinkmanGlory of Backveld 144The moment our churches adopt Cape Dutch as a medium of worship, it will be farewell to High Dutch.
1973J. MeintjesVoortrekkers 19Speech was conditioned by environment to such an extent that a new language began to evolve, then simply called the Taal (the language), or Cape Dutch, and much later Afrikaans.
1988D. Dannhauser inS. Afr. Panorama Feb. 20Around 1869, farmers spoke a kind of Cape Dutch at home which had no fixed form because it wasn’t the written language and differed from the written language, High Dutch, used in church and at formal gatherings.
1847‘A Bengali’Notes on Cape of G.H. 16The Cape Dutch farmers are a remarkably fine, handsome, almost gigantic race.
1891H.J. DuckittHilda’s ‘Where Is It?’ 55In most Cape Dutch houses this dish (sc. rice dumplings) is eaten with meat.
1920R. JutaTavern 22Literal translation of a Cape Dutch proverb.
1946T. MacdonaldOuma Smuts 25Jan Hofmeyr of the Cape Dutch Bond suggested he should go to Kimberley to make a political speech.
c1964‘Kwela’ inNew S. Afr. Writing 158‘But she is not ordinary Dutch’ Anna had added. ‘She is Cape Dutch, which is a people almost as good as the English.’
1975S. Afr. Panorama Dec. 1Pannevis, concerned about the Coloured people at the Cape who only spoke the ‘Cape Dutch’ dialect strove for the translation of the Bible into this medium.
1988A. SherMiddlepost 200Doctor Kiesow’s Specific Nerve-Pain Remedy...Cape Dutch Remedies — best in the world.
1991Flying Springbok May 167The only truly indigenous South African cuisine is the Cape Dutch repertoire with its amalgams of savoury and sweet, its Malay-influenced stews and kebabs, its heavy, rich, wonderful desserts.
1913H. TuckerOur Beautiful Peninsula 32The famous mansion — restored and enlarged by its owner with a sympathetic adherence to the distinctive old Cape Dutch style of architecture.
c1937Our Land (United Tobacco Co.) 4Groote Schuur, C.P., Built in the style of the best Cape-Dutch architecture this house was bequeathed to the nation as the official residence of the Premier of the Union.
1943‘J. Burger’Black Man’s Burden 16These gentlemen farmers built the beautiful old Cape Dutch houses that stand to this day, and lived the leisurely lives of slave-owners.
1965Fransen & CookOld Houses of Capep.viIn the relatively short space of 300 years, South Africa has made two original and significant contributions to world culture — Cape Dutch architecture and the Afrikaans language.
1972Cape Argus 16 Sept. 13The homes range in style from old Cape Dutch to modern Spanish and A-frame dwellings.
1978Signature JuneThere are several fine examples of the architecture which has come to be known as Cape Dutch.
1987G. VineyCol. Houses 171The two jutting wings..now boasted curvy, Cape Dutch-ish gables of his own invention.
1988C. Marais inPersonality 19 Dec. 34In the old days a Cape Dutch house was considered second grade, and dubbed ‘The Hottentot Style’. Nowadays, however, Cape Dutch is most definitely ‘in’.
b.Of, pertaining to, or designating traditional Cape furniture styles.See also Cape furniture (Cape sense 2 b).
1959L.E. Van OnselenCape Antique Furn. 8At the Cape, these ideas came into conflict with Dutch conservatism. This led Huguenot craftsmen to adopt the better features of Cape Dutch styles and to implement them with their own revolutionary ideas.