[1803J.T. Van der Kemp inTrans. of Missionary Soc.I. 434When they have killed a man, they dress their meat on a fire made of a kind of wood, which they call umthati, but the Dutch nieshout, because its powder (though it has very little smell) is a strong errhine.]
1812J.T. Van der KempAcct of Caffraria 63There is a variety of timber, of which I will mention the names by which they are known in the Colony, viz: the..nieshout [etc.].
1827G. ThompsonTrav. 359The ground is chiefly cultivated by the females. The implement used is a sort of spade made of the nies-hout tree.
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