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doek

(dʊk)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) informal South African a square of cloth worn mainly by African women to cover the head, esp to indicate married status
[C18: from Afrikaans: cloth]
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Doek, "The CRC and the Elimination of Economic Exploitation of Children," paper presented at the conference Stopping the Economic Exploitation of Children: New Approaches to Fighting Poverty as a Means of Implementing Human Rights?
In "kleurveldskilderkuns" word die doek as eindelose visuele veld beskou en 'n byna fisiese appel word deur middel van formaat en kleurgebruik op die kyker gemaak.
Jaap Doek et al (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1996).
Cambodia countered a Thai engineering team had encroached into Cambodia, but despite the differences in perception Srey Doek said after the meeting that the sides agreed a Thai engineering team would stop trying to improve a road leading to Preah Vihear temple, a specialized border commission should work on demarcating the border near the temple and both sides will refrain from further troop movements in the area to avoid more clashes.
Various references to Afrikaners, also regmaker, baas, doek.
In the Under-21 event, Paul was defeated in the quarter-finals by the eventual winner, Korean Hyun Doek Seo, despite playing some exceptional table tennis and displaying the occasional brilliance of his right-handed topspin attack style.
We pull the doek off her head, and her spongy hair springs up free.
We held the meeting in order to make the situation return to normal and to make sure there's no more gunfire," Major-General Srey Doek, a Cambodian commander, said after the talks.
In many African traditions, the extended family was part and parcel of child rearing, with the village communities playing a more visible role as the child was viewed as belonging to everyone (Kawewe 1996; Lachman, Poblete, Ebigbo, Nyandiya-Bundy, Bundy, Killian and Doek 2002; Nyamukapa, et al 2004).
Agaat is ongetwyfeld 'n groot Afrikaanse roman--groot opgeset, geverf op 'n wye doek, gewaagd van aanbieding, ewe boeiend en onthutsend as vervelig van inhoud.
O hem ik, die hem ik (2;0) `have I, that-one have I' zo doek ik (2;1) `so do-II' boeffie ben ik (2;1) `toughie am I' lekker vin ik (2;1) `tasty find I'
Doek and Cantwell, The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Amsterdam: Nijhoff, 1992), 23-24.