janhaver

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Etymology[edit]

contraction, without capitals, of Jan Haver, the eponymous lead character of Cremers' 1875 novel; Jan is equivalent to John, haver means oats

Noun[edit]

janhaver m (plural janhavers, diminutive janhavertje n)

  1. (humorous) The whip

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