voorstel, noun

Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more South African Dutch, from Dutch voor front + stel short form of wagenstel lower framework of a wagon.
Wagon-making
The front part of the lower framework of a wagon, to which one end of the pole (or disselboom) is attached; forestell. Cf. agterstel. See also onderstel.
1822 [see agterstel].
1833 S. Kay Trav. & Researches 298Before reaching the plain..the bolt that goes through the voor-stel and shaft broke.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 541Voorstel, The part of the wagon which receives the disselboom.
The front part of the lower framework of a wagon, to which one end of the pole (or disselboom) is attached; forestell.

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