tuishuis, noun

Forms:
Also (formerly) thuishuis.
Plurals:
tuishuise /ˈtœɪshœɪsə/.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, tuis home + huis house.
Sunday house. Also dimunitive form tuishuisie [see -ie] (plural tuishuisies).
1913 A.B. Marchand Dirk, S. African 284 (Swart)The thuishuis was let to strangers.
1934 C.P. Swart Supplement to Pettman. 179Tuishuis, The town-house kept by certain farmers and used by them only on those occasions when they visit the town; also known as Church House or Sunday House.
1970 E. Mundell Informant, Pearston (E. Cape)Most farmers have tuishuise in town (town-houses).
1984 C.M. Knox in Fair Lady 25 Jan. 51The old furniture was banished to the tuishuis (town house)..the children stayed there during the week with a surrogate aunt and attended the village school..returning to the farm every weekend.
1992 Weekend Post 17 Oct. 3One of the nine Market Street tuishuisies she restored.
Sunday house. Also dimunitive form tuishuisiesee -ie (plural tuishuisies).
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