breekijzer

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Dutch[edit]

A breekijzer, crowbar

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

breken (to break) +‎ ijzer (iron). The second element is cognate with German Eisen.

Noun[edit]

breekijzer n (plural breekijzers, diminutive breekijzertje n)

  1. A crowbar, metal bar used as a lever to manually force things apart, fit or extering force to breaking point

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