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doemela-klontjie, noun

Forms:
Also dumily-klontje, duminy klontjie.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, doemela (unknown) + klontjie a small lump (of sugar).
A traditional boiled sweet, flavoured with aniseed. Also elliptical doemela.
1947 L.G. Green Tavern of Seas 72There were burnt almonds, bossuiker (a sort of sugar-stick), the aniseed flavoured dumily-klontjes and almond rock.
1973 Fair Lady 26 Dec. 120The old wakis was filled to the brim with soet- and rooi-bolus koekies; and there were doemalas — delicious, pepperminty home-made sugar sticks.
A traditional boiled sweet, flavoured with aniseed. Also ellipticaldoemela.

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