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rusbank

Line breaks: rus|bank
Pronunciation: /ˈrəsbaŋk
 
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Definition of rusbank in English:

noun (plural rusbanks or rusbanke)

South African
A long wooden settle, typically with a back and seat made of woven leather thongs.

Origin

Afrikaans, from rus 'rest' + bank 'bench'.

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