Maneblusser

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From maan (moon) +‎ blusser (extinguisher), after an incident where the moon shining through fog was mistaken for a tower on fire. [1]

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Ma‧ne‧blus‧ser

NounEdit

Maneblusser m (plural Maneblussers, diminutive Maneblussertje n)

  1. (humorous, Flemish) An inhabitant of the city of Mechelen, Belgium.

Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 08:39