paardenmiddel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: paar‧den‧mid‧del

Etymology[edit]

paard (horse) +‎ -en- +‎ middel (means, cure)

Noun[edit]

paardenmiddel n (plural paardenmiddelen, diminutive paardenmiddeltje n)

  1. A drastic, often desperate remedy or solution
    Het schoolhoofd noemde de roede zijn disciplinair paardenmiddel
    The school principal called the rod his disciplinary last resort

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