schachtbok etymology

Dutch word schachtbok comes from Dutch bok, Dutch schacht

Detailed word origin of schachtbok

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bok Dutch (nld) (gymnastics) vaulting horse. (pejorative) churl, grouch. (pejorative) oaf, bumpkin. (printing) job case, type case. A crane on legs. Box, perch (driver's seat on a carriage). Male goat, buck, billy. Sawbuck, buck.
schacht Dutch (nld) (college) A pledge, freshman, especially if subject to hazing. A shaft, a pole-shaped object or part of one, e.g. a handle. A shaft, an access opening.
schachtbok Dutch (nld) Mineshaft tower.

Words with the same origin as schachtbok

Descendants of bok
capriool keper