Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Somebody from Holland.
  • n. A very hard, semi-glazed, green or dark brown brick, which will not absorb water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A native or one of the people of Holland; a Dutchman.
  • proper n. A very hard, semi-glazed, green or dark brown brick, which will not absorb water; -- called also, Dutch clinker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native of Holland or of the Netherlands.
  • n. In paper manufacturing, a beating-engine or beater; a Holland beater. See beating-engine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Holland

Etymologies

Probably Holland +‎ -er; compare the German Holländer. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.