Definition of Dorpers
1. dorper [n] - See also: dorper
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorpers
dorpers (current term)
Literary usage of Dorpers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dutch Conversation-grammar by T. G. G. Valette (1903)
"... and embracing the opportunity to solicit a continuance of your custom and favours, I remain, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, P. dorpers. Mr. Joh. ..."
2. History of the War in South Africa, 1899-1902 by Great Britain War Office, John Frederick Maurice, Maurice Harold Grant (1907)
"On the left bank of the Tugela another party of Krugers- dorpers manned the works at Fort Wylie ; among the Colenso kopjes were posted ..."
3. The Boer Fight for Freedom by Michael Davitt (1902)
"... to the Krugers- dorpers, when he found his idea anticipated by Botha, who had ordered some of the Middelburg men to strengthen the lines at that place. ..."
4. My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Benjamin Johannis Viljoen (1902)
"The battle lasted till sunset, and was especially fierce on our right, where the Krugers- dorpers stood. Early in the evening our right wing had to yield to ..."
5. On Commando by Dietlof Van Warmelo (1902)
"But the Krugers- dorpers, formerly notorious for their rough behaviour, were now the most orderly, and did not descend before all the men were collected. ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The s in the nom. plur. of the vowel stems is only partially retained : side by side there exist in Middle Dutch plural forms like honde, dorpers, kinder, ..."