meester

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch meester.

Noun[edit]

meester (plural meesters)

  1. master

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mêester, from Old Dutch *mēster, from Vulgar Latin *maester, from Latin magister.

Noun[edit]

meester m (plural meesters, diminutive meestertje n)

  1. master
  2. (rail transport) train driver

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *mēster, from Vulgar Latin *maester, from Latin magister.

Noun[edit]

mêester m

  1. master, teacher
  2. master, expert
  3. scientist, doctor
  4. master, manager, person at the head of something
  5. master, one who controls

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Further reading[edit]

  • meester”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meester”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929