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Hodmadod, noun

Forms:
Also Hodmandod, Hodmontot.
Origin:
English, KhoikhoiShow more Perhaps adaptation of Hottentot (or the source of that word); or related to obsolete English hodmandod a deformed person; or imitative of an unknown Khoikhoi word or phrase.
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Khoikhoi sense 1.
1697 W. Dampier New Voy. round World (1729) I. 536The Natural Inhabitants of the Cape are the Hodmadods, as they are commonly called, which is a corruption of the word Hottantot; for this is the Name by which they all call to one another..as if every one of them had this for his Name.
1729 W. Dampier New Voy. round World (7th ed.) 34The Hodmandods..make themselves Black with Sut.
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