[duhch-muh n] /ˈdʌtʃ mən/
noun, plural Dutchmen.
a native or inhabitant of the Netherlands.
(lowercase) Building Trades. a piece or wedge inserted to hide the fault in a badly made joint, to stop an opening, etc.
Theater. a narrow strip of canvas to conceal the join between two flats.
Slang: Sometimes Offensive. a term used to refer to a German.
noun (pl) -men
a native, citizen, or inhabitant of the Netherlands
a piece of wood, metal, etc, used to repair or patch faulty workmanship
(South African, often derogatory) an Afrikaner
“Dutch ship,” 1650s, from Dutch (adj.) + man (n.). References to the ghost ship called the Flying Dutchman seem to begin early 19c. (see flying).
- Dutch mattress
noun 1. another name for mattress (sense 2)
- Dutch medicine
noun 1. (South African) patent medicine, esp made of herbs
noun 1. a former name of . noun 1. a former name (until 1963) of Papua
noun 1. a heavily constructed kettle with a close-fitting lid, used for pot roasts, stews, etc. 2. a metal utensil, open in front, for roasting before an open fire. 3. a brick oven in which the walls are preheated for cooking. noun 1. an iron or earthenware container with a cover used for stews, etc […]