plural -s
: an administrator or a trustee of a boedelhouding

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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