zaagbok etymology

Dutch word zaagbok comes from Dutch bok, Dutch zagen

Detailed word origin of zaagbok

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.
zagen Dutch (nld) (Brabantian) to nag, to speak in an annoying tone, to repeat oneself. To saw.
zaagbok Dutch (nld) Sawbuck, sawhorse, buck.

Words with the same origin as zaagbok

Descendants of bok
capriool keper