(in tropical countries) an open framework used in bed as a rest for the limbs.
a long hard bolster used, esp in the tropics, to support one’s uppermost knee when sleeping on one’s side
noun 1. a Dutch merchant company chartered in 1621 to carry on trade with Africa, the West Indies, North and South America, and Australia.
[duhch-woo m-uh n] /ˈdʌtʃˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural Dutchwomen. 1. a female native or inhabitant of the Netherlands; a woman of Dutch ancestry.
[doo-tee-uh s, dyoo-] /ˈdu ti əs, ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. dutiful; obedient. /ˈdjuːtɪəs/ adjective 1. (formal or archaic) dutiful; obedient
[doo-tee-uh-buh l, dyoo-] /ˈdu ti ə bəl, ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. subject to customs , as imported goods. /ˈdjuːtɪəbəl/ adjective 1. (of goods) liable to duty