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.
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How to use Dutchman in a sentence
It’s a pink frosting-slathered sugar cookie that’s uncannily similar to Dutchman’s — because that’s what it’s modeled after.
They’re undeniably delicious and ubiquitous, but are rarely credited with having originated right here at Dutchman’s.
As excited as I was for my first go at fry sauce and “thick shakes,” nothing could have prepared me for the alliance I’d unknowingly choose by way of a legendary local treat just steps from the gas pump at Dutchman’s Market.
Several chains, including Dutchman’s and Swig, offer the bright cookies.
Swig soon became the Dutchman’s first wholesale client, and the cookie one of Swig’s top sellers.
The Dutchman was transferred in August when he allegedly threatened to kill the prison warden.
The head of the prison says Figueroa fabricated the story as a ploy to get the Dutchman transferred.
Police even arrested a Dutchman recently just because he owned a tire business.
This piece is called “Extension Chair,” designed by the young Dutchman Sjoerd Vroonland for the Moooi company.
Now they face the sobering reality that the young Dutchman could be out of prison in a matter of months.
I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
Pipes grew larger and ruled by a Dutchman, all England smoked in peace.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
A Dutchman—what you would call a Swede—a hulking beggar, came up from the fo'c'sle very much the worse for wear.Jaffery | William J. Locke
They are all well-nigh forgotten now, obstinate Dutchman and valiant Spaniard alike.Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
British Dictionary definitions for Dutchman
a native, citizen, or inhabitant of the Netherlands
a piece of wood, metal, etc, used to repair or patch faulty workmanship
Southern African often derogatory an Afrikaner
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