The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: janhaver

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Entry definition

janhaver etymology contraction, without capitals, of Jan Haver, the eponymous lead character of Cremers' 1875 novel; Jan is equivalent to John, haver means oats
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. (humorous) The whip
Synonyms: (de) zweep {{g2}}
related terms:
  • janhagel {{g2}}
  • stokhaver {{g2}}

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