The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: bef

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Entry definition

bef pronunciation
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etymology 1 From Middle Dutch beffe, of unclear origin, neither Germanic nor Romance theories being plausible.
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. (archaic) collar
  2. An ornamental pair of band worn hanging onto the chest, notably as part of formal dress by certain Catholic and protestant clergy, magistrates and professors
  3. By analogy, certain other objects
  4. Patch on the throat or chest of a different color on cats or dogs
  5. (slang) The female genitalia
verb: {{nl-verb-form}}
  1. nl-verb form of beffen
  2. nl-verb form of beffen
etymology 2
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. A nickname for an unspecified small Dutch coin

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