domboek, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, dom stupid + boek book.
historical, colloquial
dombook. Also attributive.
1971 Informant, GrahamstownThat master said I must come again tomorrow and bring my mother’s domboek.
1973 W.R.G. Branford in E. Prov. Herald 6 Aug. 6A man with no domboek is not a man.
1975 Sunday Times 25 May 9Look. The reference book is mine. It’s my name, my picture. That ‘domboek’ is part of me.
1979 [see stinker].
dombook. Also attributive.
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