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  • proper n. Plural form of Dutchman.

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Examples

  • Near half our crew were what the sailors call Dutchmen, that is, people from the North Sea, or the coasts of the Baltic.

    The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive

  • But, as I was resolved to put an end to their cruel project, so I found it was time to take upon me a little, or the bloody humour might grow too strong; so I called the Dutchmen up, and talked a little with them.

    The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton

  • "Ever since one of those fat housebuilders whom they call Dutchmen let me try to fire off one of them, I know now that they are not worked by magic.

    The Princess Pocahontas

  • The man sent in with the stuff reported that the elder of the Dutchmen was a most pleasant man, and had sent me a present of a pat of butter and some eggs, with his compliments, and would I allow him to come in and speak to me.

    The Defence of Duffer's Drift

  • The Dutchmen are the only team in the nation without a loss in their conference.

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  • "Dutchmen," snorted Mr. Pike, with all due contempt for other breeds, as he waved them to make themselves at home in any of the bunks.

    CHAPTER XXXV

  • Behind Lee, one of his aides whispered "Dutchmen" to another.

    The Guns Of The South

  • Between them and the Rebels there was often an agreement for mutual protection -- in fact, it was not always easy to draw the line between them, -- but the Charcoals, especially if they were "Dutchmen," could look for no compassion.

    The Abolitionists Together With Personal Memories Of The Struggle For Human Rights

  • All his small store of knowledge he poured out before her -- he told her everything, without reservation -- of Duke, and the sand-hills, and the fort, and Sir Thomas Malory, and the booms, and the Flobert Rifle, and the "Dutchmen" on the side street.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde

  • "Dutchmen" [sic] Americans -- men who were farm labourers and tending pigs in Ohio three months back, old seasoned sailors like Paddy

    The Blue Lagoon: a romance

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