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Cockney, noun

Forms:
Also Kokney.
Origin:
Anglicized form of Kokani, see Kokani.
A South African of Indian descent who belongs to the Muslim faith and originates from Konkan (southern Maharashtra), a coastal region of western India; the language spoken by such a person. Also attributive.
1968 Post 11 Feb. 7Who the devil does Koos think he is insulting the Cockney community of Vryburg so uncouthly. He says Cockneys swear in Ramadaan. Hasn’t he ever heard anyone else swear in Ramadaan?
c1983 [see Kokani].
A South African of Indian descent who belongs to the Muslim faith and originates from Konkan (southern Maharashtra), a coastal region of western India; the language spoken by such a person. Also attributive.

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