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vlaat, noun

Origin:
Dutch, EnglishShow more Adaptation of Dutch vlakte, probably influenced by English flat.
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vlakte sense 1 a.
1835 A. Steedman Wanderings I. 85I enjoyed my ride before breakfast across the Quagger vlaats, whence I proceeded to the Sunday River.
1853 F.P. Fleming Kaffraria 73The finches are very beautiful little tenants of the ‘vlaats’ being generally of a black or dark purple colour.
vlakte1 a.

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