1896H.A. BrydenTales of S. Afr. 183Now Kate..was in no mind to suffer herself to rust dully through existence like some Boer meisje.
1904Argus Christmas Annual (Cape Colony Sect.) 19The gay proteas.., flaunting their apparel like a meisje in her best pink blouse.
1908F.C. SlaterSunburnt South 21When she was young..she was the prettiest meisje you could wish to meet in a long day’s ride.
1919J. BuchanMr. Standfast 287One night I told him about Mary. ‘She will be a happy mysie,’ he said, ‘but you will need to be very clever with her’.
1919R.Y. StormbergWith Love from Gwenno 62Ben has started blazing a fresh wooing trail — the neighbouring meisjes have been heartlessly neglected of late.
1924S.G. MillinGod’s Step-Children 72He will not have you. He does not want you...He said he would not think of marrying a brown meisje — a brown girl.
1930Outspan 25 July 63Said others, shaking their heads ‘A good wife he lost when he ran off with that Kaapse meisje and sold the land of his fathers to strangers’.
1946E. RosenthalGeneral De Wet 14She was a typical Boer meisie — healthy, kindly and with no other ideas of a home than those of a farm-house.
1959J. PackerHigh Roof 196Her parents had been upset when she married a Malay, for..when a Coloured meisie married into a Moslem family she was lost to her own.
1967E.M. SlatterMy Leaves Are Green 147‘Good-bye, my meisie,’ she said as Anna-Marie clung to her hand.
1983Cape Times 9 Dec. 16The meisie who shaves her legs so smooth, her knees look like ostrich eggs.
1984Drum July 35His woman,..a naive, innocent and blissfully ignorant Afrikaner meisietjie.
1988J. Khumalo inPace May 32As the Kaapse klonkies and meisies do their thing on stage one is hit by a twinge of nostalgia for the colourful places like Hanover Street, Allie’s High class Tailors, Jet Set Hairdressing Saloon and the Seven Steps of Stone.
1991Sunday Times 7 Apr. 26At top level, the okes (and the meisies) all throw so straight they keep cancelling each other out.
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