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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A German, especially a German soldier in World War I or World War II.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Middle English form of botch.

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  • noun dated, slang A German.

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  • noun offensive term for a person of German descent

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, alteration of Alboche, blend of Allemand, German; see allemande, and French dialectal caboche, cabbage, blockhead; see cabbage.]

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from French

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