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  • noun Plural form of mynheer.

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Examples

  • At twenty-five, given a tasseled cap, doublet and hose, and a long, slim pipe, Ben Westerveld would have been the prototype of one of those rollicking, lusty young mynheers that laugh out at you from a Frans

    One Basket

  • At twenty-five, given a tasselled cap, doublet and hose, and a long, slim pipe, Ben Westerveld would have been the prototype of one of those rollicking, lusty young mynheers that laugh out at you from a Frans Hals canvas.

    Half Portions

  • He found out all the mynheers, whose bits of land had drifted off.

    Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks

  • ` I've heard say that there are Dutch and Spanish settlements out in these parts, and maybe we shall fall in with one of them, and both the mynheers and dons are good sort of people, and will treat us kindly. '

    Peter Trawl The Adventures of a Whaler

  • "If the mynheers do not wish to be made prisoners, they had better be out of the village as soon as they can saddle up," he said.

    The Lily of Leyden

  • Hollanders call it one of their national treasures, and will not sell it -- well, did you not see that I was conversing zealously with three or four of those thick, rubicund, comfortable looking mynheers?

    Frederick the Great and His Family

  • _mynheers_ Theobald conj. _on, here_ Id.conj. _on, heris_

    The Merry Wives of Windsor The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]

  • "Only Nanking Cloos, mynheers, who used to be the big idiot of New

    Tales of the Chesapeake

  • "I thought you had reference to a private person, to one of those rich mynheers whom I have met at your house.

    The Youth of the Great Elector

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