dutchman

noun
dutch·​man | \ ˈdəch-mən How to pronounce dutchman (audio) \

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
2 : a device for hiding or counteracting structural defects

First Known Use of dutchman

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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