Slambie, noun

Forms:
’Slambi, T’SlambiShow more Also ’Slambi, T’Slambi, T’Slambie.
Origin:
XhosaShow more Englished pronunciation-spelling of Xhosa noun stem -Ndlambe (as found in the name amaNdlambe).
obs.
A member of the Ndlambe people. Also attributive.
1835 C.L. Stretch Journal. 23This sad and disgraceful act of the Commission, which final caused the murder of Landdrost Stockenstrom..in 1811, and the ruin of the Slambie Tribe in 1817.
1877 C. Andrews Reminiscences of Kafir War 1834–5. 24Three Hottentots who had been with the T’Slambie tribe gave themselves up.
A member of the Ndlambe people. Also attributive.

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