1977F.G. ButlerKaroo Morning 182He was growing tall and rangy..and his socks were usually round his ankles. He was nicknamed ‘Sigaret-beentjies’ or ‘Lappy-legs’.
1935P. SmithPlatkops Children 111Dinka’s brought her piccanin, Dill the coffee-kettle, Light has brought her lapje-pop.
1957L.G. GreenBeyond City Lights 41There is also a decorative lappieskombers (patchwork quilt) in the museum which shows how the women spent their evenings.
1990Sunday Times 4 Mar. 25The policy of protection through division is still strong in the NP philosphy and practice...It envisages a future of a lappieskombers of black, white and khaki (a colour coding for the so-called open group) with the white sector small and threatened.
1989Grocott’s Mail 10 Mar. 7 (letter)I have seen the local shopkeeper stand hand-in-pockets..all because an out of town ‘lappies smous’ has been allowed to open a ‘store’ on the Church Square.
1949J. Rose Innes inF.G. ButlerWhen Boys Were Men (1969) 272The favourite firearm was a heavy double-barrelled piece, right barrel shot, left barrel bullet, and each charge had to be rammed home, accompanied by its wad, or its oil rag (vet lappie).
1987G. Tylden inAfricana Notes & NewsVol.12No.6, 206Rifles like the Baker nearly always have some form of flap backsight..or hinged lid closing a small box cut in the right side of the butt for holding greased patches and ‘vet lappies’ loaded with the bullet.
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