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gopse, noun

Forms:
Also gops.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans gops (+ plural -e); ultimate origin unknown.
derogatory, colloquial
1.
a. backveld noun sense a. b.  bundu sense 1.
1970 J.F. Prinsloo Informant, Lüderitz (Namibia)Gopse. A backward area or otherwise the same as ‘bundus’.
1989 F.G. Butler Tales from Old Karoo 34Horrelpoot: What sort of a doctor are you, to leave my gate open? Doctor: Do you call that a gate? Horrelpoot: Where were you educated, man? In the gops?
2. rare, perhaps obsolete. gomtor.
1970 Beeton & Dorner in Eng. Usage in Sn Afr. Vol.1 No.2, 14‘Gops’, a low-class person.
backveldnouna. b. bundu1.
gomtor.

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