kween

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch quene ‎(old woman), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *kwenǭ ‎(woman), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn ‎(woman). Cognate with English quean.

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Noun[edit]

kween f ‎(plural kwenen, diminutive kweentje n)

  1. woman past child-bearing age; old woman
  2. barren cow

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