jonkmanskas

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans jonk (young) + mans (men('s)) + kas (cupboard).

Noun[edit]

jonkmanskas (plural not attested)

  1. (South Africa) A cupboard with two drawers on top.
    • 1978, André Brink, Rumours of Rain, Vintage 2000, p. 160:
      He was standing beside the old Cape yellowwood jonkmanskas which I'd changed into a cocktail cabinet.