boord

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch boorde, from Old Dutch *bordo, from Proto-Germanic *burdô.

Noun[edit]

boord m ‎(plural boorden, diminutive boordje n)

  1. border, boundary
  2. shore, bank
  3. (also neuter) collar (of a shirt)
    witte boorden: the white-collar class
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch boort, from earlier bort (modern bord).

Noun[edit]

boord m, n ‎(plural boorden, diminutive boordje n)

  1. (nautical) a collective term used for both sides of a ship (the starboard and the port)
  2. the entire ship
    aan boord: on board, aboard

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