vleisbraai, noun

Plurals:
vleisbraais, vleisbraaie /ˈfleɪsbraɪə/.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, literally ‘meat-grilling’, vleis meat + braai to grill.
braai noun sense 1 a. Also attributive.
1950 D. Reed Somewhere S. of SuezI went to a Vleisbraai, or barbecue, a picnic beneath the moon where chops and sausages were grilled over an open wood fire.
1970 D. Van Rensburg Informant, Manaba Beach (KwaZulu-Natal)Let’s have a ‘vleisbraai’ tonight...(Barbecue). Not ‘braaivleis’. You eat braaivleis as a product of a ‘Vleisbraai’.
1971 Het Suid-Western 13 MayThere will be community singing and a vleisbraai until 7 p.m.
1973 M.A. Cook Cape Kitchen 108They were in fact, exactly like the embers used for a vleisbraai at the present day.
1973 E. Prov. Herald 7 Feb.The Oudtshoorn Golf Club has invited the Free State vleisbraai champions Vrede as well as the Boland champions Montagu to compete on March 24 in a Vleisbraai competition against local braaiers.
1974 S. Afr. Panorama Aug. 21The ‘vleisbraai’ (barbecue), a traditional and popular part of the South African way of life.
1989 Frontline Dec. 11It has been a month of political vleisbraaie, melktert, and koeksisters after meetings.
braainoun1 a. Also attributive.

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