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dompass, noun

Forms:
Also with initial capital.
Plurals:
dompasses.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Partial translation of Afrikaans dompas, see dompas.
historical, colloquial
dompas sense 1.
a1958 K.M.C. Motsisi in M. Mutloatse Casey & Co. (1978) 10No mother’s son or daughter of a bug is going to hitchhike to town in my new New Year’s suit when I go to work. At least not until my ‘dom pass’ has worn out my inside coat pocket.
1991 Drum Dec. (Then & Now) 20In 1955, women marched from Johannesburg to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against having to carry dompasses.
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