One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An unsophisticated rural Afrikaner, typically characterized as having long hair and an unkempt appearance; a backvelder.
Designating a takhaar; rustic, unsophisticated.
Late 19th century. From Afrikaans takhaar from Dutch tak branch + haar hair.
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