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pacht, noun . . . During the 18th and early 19th centuries, a monopoly licence for the retailing of wine and spirits, sold by the authorities to only one retailer in any given area . . . Note: The pacht was abolished in Cape Town in November 1823, and in the country districts in 1828
SANDF, noun . . . Initial letters of south African National Defence Force, from 1994 the collective name of the armed forces . . . Note: Formerly called the South African Defence Force (see SADF)
ganna, noun . . . Note: The variety of spelling forms arises from the pronunciation of the Afrikaans ‘ganna’ as /ˈkana, ˈkanə/ by English-speakers.