dutchman

noun dutch·man \ ˈdəch-mən \

Definition of dutchman

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
2 : a device for hiding or counteracting structural defects

First Known Use of dutchman

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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