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dutchman

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noun dutch·man \ˈdəch-mən\

Definition of dutchman

  1. 1 capitalized a archaic :  a member of any of the Germanic peoples of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the Low Countries b :  a native or inhabitant of the Netherlands c :  a person of Dutch descent d :  german 2a, b

  2. 2 :  a device for hiding or counteracting structural defects



14th Century

First Known Use of dutchman

14th century



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