keper

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Dutch[edit]

keper

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch, cognate with Middle High German kepfer; probably from capreus (adjective from caper 'male goat', the same metonymy as modern Dutch bok, German Bock etc.), the same Latin root as French & English chevron

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Noun[edit]

keper m (plural kepers, diminutive kepertje n)

  1. A chevron, construction comprising crossing beams in roof-building etc.
  2. (heraldry) A chevron, comprising crossing bands.
  3. A twill, crossed weaving pattern
  4. A fir (the tree whose wood is mainly used for the building beams etc.)
  5. Some similar or associated ornaments, construction elements, capententry instruments etc.

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