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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: bol‧was‧sing

EtymologyEdit

From bol(sphere, head) +‎ wassing(washing).

NounEdit

bolwassing f ‎(plural bolwassingen, diminutive bolwassinkje n)

  1. (physical, now rare) a rough rub trough the hair, as a mild warning (usually to a junior) or just in jest
  2. a verbal dressing-down