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A member of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with political reaction and militarism.
[German, from Middle High German junchērre, page, squire, from Old High German junchērro : junc, young; see yeu- in Indo-European roots + hērro, lord; see Herr.]
A old car or truck in poor condition.
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1. (Historical Terms) history any of the aristocratic landowners of Prussia who were devoted to maintaining their identity and extensive social and political privileges
2. an arrogant, narrow-minded, and tyrannical German army officer or official
3. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a young German nobleman
[C16: from German, from Old High German junchērro young lord, from junc young + hērro master, lord]
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a car that is old or in bad enough repair to be scrapped.
1. a member of a politically conservative class of Prussian landowners who formerly dominated the government and army of Germany.
2. a German official or military officer who is narrow-minded and overbearing.
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