boedelhouder

noun

boe·​del·​hou·​der
ˈbüdᵊlˌhau̇də(r)
plural -s
: an administrator or a trustee of a boedelhouding

Word History

Etymology

Dutch, from boedel property (from Middle Dutch) + houder holder, from houden to hold (from Middle Dutch) + -er; akin to Old Norse bōl farm, abode and to Old High German holtan to hold

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“Boedelhouder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boedelhouder. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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