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gawie, noun

Forms:
Also garvie, ghawi.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, probably from nickname Gawie, from Gabriel.
derogatory
japie sense 3. Also attributive.
1963 D. Wright Letter. (Pringle Coll., N.E.L.M. 462/47) 16 Apr.Censorship as proposed will make idiots of their children, make real garvies of them, unable to hold enlightened conversation with anyone in the outside world.
1992 P. Dobson Informant, Cape TownJaap; Gawie; Crunchie; Hairyback; Rockspider; Rock, Dutchman: an Afrikaner.
japie3. Also attributive.

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