menroede

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: from mennen (to lead, conduct) +‎ roede (rod)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: men‧roe‧de

Noun[edit]

menroede f (plural menroeden or menroedes, diminutive menroedetje n)

  1. A driver's rod, used to control draught animals
    De paardenminnende meester geeft knechten die hun menroeden lichtzinning hanteren zelf een portie van de menroede
    The horse-loving master gives servants who wield their driver's rods rashly their own taste of the rod

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