meidjie, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, meid (see meid) + -ie.
meid.
[1960 M. Muller Art Past & Present 121His sensitivity..is seen in his carving of a Coloured girl, Meidjie.]
1975 S. Roberts Outside Life’s Feast 85Sometimes you feel sorry like the time we kruisvra a meidjie I was convince she was innocent she was maybe eighteen an’ very light skin.
1987 L. Nkosi Mating Birds 80The meidjie says she was as naked as the day she was born.
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