Thursday, October 6, 2011

WHAT IS BOCHE?

In war poetry, it is a common slang. Let's see the dictionary definition of it.

Boche [bɒʃ]
n Derogatory slang (esp in World Wars I and II)
1. a German, esp a German soldier
the (usually functioning as plural) Germans collectively, esp German
soldiers regarded as the enemy
[from French, probably shortened from alboche German, from allemand
German + caboche pate]

Source:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Boche

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