Definition of Dorpers

1. dorper [n] - See also: dorper



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorpers

dormy
dorn
dornase
dorneck
dornecks
dornick
dornicks
dornock
dornocks
doromania
doromanias
doronicum
doronicums
dorp
dorper
dorpers (current term)
dorps
dorr
dorred
dorrfly
dorrhawk
dorrhawks
dorring
dorrite
dorrs
dors
dorsa
dorsabdominal
dorsad
dorsal

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, ..."

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