Africander

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Africander tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Africander One born in Africa, the offspring of a white father and a “colored” mother. Also, and now commonly in Southern Africa, a native born of European settlers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Africander A native of Cape Colony or the neighboring regions of Africa born of white parents; a descendant of European settlers in southern Africa.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Africander one born of white parents in Cape Colony or other parts of South Africa
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. Africus, AfricanusAfer, African.

Usage

In literature:

An English officer, perhaps; no Africander, certainly.
"The Story of an African Farm" by (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
It will be the Transvaal for the Transvaalers, then, and Africa for the Africanders.
"Jess" by H. Rider Haggard
It was feared that the Africanders might buy the goods and throw them across the border; it had been done.
"The Siege of Kimberley" by T. Phelan
Altogether there are 27 Dutch Africander or Hollander teachers, and 24 teachers of English origin in these 13 schools.
"A Century of Wrong" by F. W. Reitz
Everything that was low and mean was laid to the charge of the Africander Bond.
"In the Shadow of Death" by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
I daresay to-night there will be one hundred Africander girls in the saddle in different parts of the Colony.
"On the Heels of De Wet" by The Intelligence Officer
The born Africander seems to love him.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
The battle-cry of the Bond was "Africa for the Africander" and the "Elimination of the Imperial factor.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
During the Zulu campaign I was abominably served by a lazy Africander and a lazier St. Helena boy.
"The Idler Magazine, Vol III. May 1893" by Various
Africander parents, banish this pest from your houses!
"With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back" by Edward P. Lowry
The Africanders in the two Republics were an independent people.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
Not for a true Africander, but an English-Dutch fellow.
"Adventures of Hans Sterk" by A.W. Drayson
He is an Africander, and a British subject.
"With Rifle and Bayonet" by F.S. Brereton
A few of the Englishmen, or "Africanders," were born in the Cape.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
The reason is that the Africander is not a soldier, who can take kindly to camp or barrack life.
"Through Shot and Flame" by J. D. Kestell
Some very good yeast bread came from that iron pot, novel perhaps to Americans, but familiar to Africanders.
"South and South Central Africa" by H. Frances Davidson
That early Burke would have made the peace with the Africanders, which is the noblest work of the Ministry.
"Letters of Lord Acton" by Lord Acton
At Abequis pits the Korannas have many huts, and seem to be doing well; they have flocks of goats, and a few Africander sheep.
"Twenty-Five Years in a Waggon in South Africa" by Andrew A. Anderson
It is almost impossible for a true Africander to miss his mark or be unseated from his horse.
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
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