Definition of Cape Dutch in English:

Cape Dutch

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[mass noun] historical
The form of Dutch spoken by the early settlers at the Cape of Good Hope, which developed into Afrikaans.


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1 historical Relating to the Cape Dutch language.
2Of or denoting a style of furniture or architecture used by early settlers in South Africa: our vast Cape Dutch chest

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