from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who is a native or inhabitant of the Netherlands.
- n. A man of Dutch ancestry.
- n. Archaic A member of any of the Germanic peoples of central or northern Europe.
- n. Northern & Western U.S. A person of German ancestry.
- n. Something used to conceal faulty construction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A Dutch man; a man from the Netherlands.
- n. A nickname for President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- n. A white Afrikaner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A native, or one of the people, of Holland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the Dutch race; a Hollander: in the United States often locally applied to Germans, and sometimes to Scandinavians.
- n. [lowercase] A wooden block or wedge used to hide the opening in a badly made joint.
- n. The ship commanded by this captain.
- n. [lowercase] A layer of suet fastened with skewers into a roast of lean beef or mutton.
- n. [lowercase] In lumbering, a short stick placed transversely between the outer logs of a load to divert the load toward the middle and so keep the logs from falling off.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a native or inhabitant of Holland
The Dutchman is a ship and, like any ship, she needs a captain.
The Dutchman is known for his stern tackling, and it has made him one of the most successful of Manchester City's recruits since the money started flowing in.
Because as soon as you hear the word Dutchman -- which is an archaic word, nobody calls Dutch people Dutchmen anymore -- but as soon as you hear Dutchman, you get this picture of the kid with his finger in the dike, preventing the thing from falling and flooding Holland and so on.
"That's what the Flyin 'Dutchman thought," Jimmy assured him.
"He licked the Flyin 'Dutchman, an' you know HIM," Jimmy went on expostulating.
"Dutchman" -- as we English and American traders call all Teutons -- who was liked by the natives.
They head out on a mission to find The Treasure of the Lost Dutchman, which is a treasure that some actually believe exists in the mountains around Apache Junction, AZ.
The Dutchman was a sinister Father Christmas who had passed through her life unseen and left chocolate and cigarettes to prove his existence.
Maybe, if the Dutchman is the prudish type still fun to type, we could come up with a respectable-sounding lie.
Like I said, the Dutchman was a real miser, so it was loaded with most of what he had accumulated—gold, jewels, and cash.
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