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lager

a light-bodied effervescent beer, fermented in a closed vessel using yeasts that sink to the bottom of the brew
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Eventually, Sipho helps the white family find the laager (49), but in the laager he is brutally beaten by a Boer man, Petrus, and the young boy retaliates by killing him.
I have looked at how modernist theatre was received by different audiences in colonial Zimbabwe and argued that the pre-independence audience was affected by the scarcity of theatre skills and a slavish adherence to the culture of Western illusionistic theatre, as well as an ingrained conservatism, a defensive laager mentality and the impact of the Cold War.
It is clear that this vision is far from optimistically visionary in that it is motivated by a fearful laager mentality designed to maintain exclusivity.
Because Lord Chelmsford planned only a temporary stop at Isandlwana, he made no effort to fortify the camp or set up a laager with the wagons.
Identify the languages from which these words originated: abacus, baccarat, cwm, dungarees, Eiswein, falsetto, glasnost, jai alai, kayak and laager.
Deep in the Bung Room of the Cricketers Arms, Lower Edgbaston's star player Lottze Bergers is crying into his pint of South African laager.
The DRC was the main repository of Afrikaans culture and tradition, forged in the nineteenth century into an identity over against the British and by such historical turning points as the Battle of Blood River of 1838, when 400 Boers formed a laager, or circle of ox wagons, against 10,000 Zulus; and by the Great Trek, whereby many Boers left the Cape to form the Transvaal across the Orange River and so escape British dominance.
Bush only in Appalachia, the laager of the Scots-Irish.
The Rand was strong, no cinemas were open on Sundays, and the laager seemed impenetrable.
Women, half-clad, entered the water at its edge from a laager or canvas barricade and did not venture out far enough to be observed from the shore: Renoir's Baigneuses were painted in his studio.
These artefacts are receptacles of collective memory; of the pure concept of the rights of man prior to its deformation; of Kant's philosophical endeavour to actualise the concept at the very point when nationalism was on the ascendancy; of the urban conviviality characteristic of multi-national empires and the nostalgia for this conviviality that the birth of nationalism constructed among those it excluded, humiliated and murdered; of a resistance to imperialism that yearned to do more than reproduce the violence and racism it opposed; of an anti-totalitarianism that reconstructed the idea of humanity from out of the death camps of the Gulag and the Laager.