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addaword.gifdefinition of saffer

an informal word for a resident of South Africa
Saffers, don't forget overseas voting has started!
Submitted by: Kati from Netherlands on 15/04/2009 11:12:00
Definition of saffer from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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