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kardoesie, noun

Forms:
Also kadoesie, kardoesi.
Origin:
Afrikaans, Dutch, French, MalayShow more Afrikaans, diminutive form of Dutch kardoes cartridge (from French cartouche paper container), perhaps reinforced in Cape speech by Malay kardus cardboard (box).
A small container (for food), made of paper.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 252Kardoesi,..A paper bag, the paper cornet used by grocers.
1988 F. Williams Cape Malay Cookbk 68To make rectangular paper cases, called kadoesies, cut out paper rectangles 7x12 cm and fold up along each side to form a casing.
A small container (for food), made of paper.

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