noun South African.
a crudely built hut or shelter formed of sheets of corrugated iron, tin, etc.; shanty.
Also, pondokkie.

1805–15; of uncertain origin

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pondok or pondokkie (ˈpɒndɒk, pɒnˈdɒkɪ)
(in southern Africa) a crudely made house built of tin sheet, reeds, etc
[C20: from Malay pondók leaf house]
pondokkie or pondokkie
[C20: from Malay pondók leaf house]

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