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scherm

[skerm, skurm] /skɛrm, skɜrm/
noun
1.
(in South Africa) a hut, screen, or shelter constructed from branches and canvas, scraped animal hides, or the like.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Afrikaans skerm screen, shelter < Dutch scherm screen, (earlier) shelter
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