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Dutchman

1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of the Netherlands
2. South African often derogatory an Afrikaaner

dutchman

[′dəch·mən]
(engineering)
A filler piece for closing a gap between two pipes or between a pipe or fitting and a piece of equipment, if the pipe is too short to achieve closure or if the pipe and equipment are not aligned.

dutchman

1. A small piece or wedge inserted as filler to stop an opening.
2. A small piece of material used to cover a defect, to hide a badly made joint, etc.
3. A short lead nipple used to join two pipes which are otherwise not long enough to be joined.
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Another to have raised the bar is Dutchwoman, Bibien Mentel-Spee, who has dominated the new snowboard cross events.
The 24-year-old Dutchwoman, who came fourth in Saturday's short track 1,500m final, overcame that disappointment with a time of one minute 53.
But it was also a nice stage," the Dutchwoman added.
Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens complained of dizziness in moderate conditions on Monday during a straight-sets loss to Serb Ana Ivanovic, the report added.
Jeanette Ottesen Gray had the fastest time in the women's 50m butterfly semi-finals, beating Dutchwoman Ranomani Kromowidjojo by 0.
Last year's Wimbledon runners-up, Lucy Shuker and Jordanne Whiley, play with different doubles partners this year, with Shuker partnering Dutchwoman Marjolein Buis, with whom she finished runner-up at the Australian Open in January.
Southport swimmer Halsall was second behind Dutchwoman Femke Heemskerk but managed to edge out club mate Emma Wilkins to take second place.
The Dutchwoman won the Olympic title in July, out-foxing Lizzie Armitstead in the sprint up The Mall after fine work from Pooley earlier in the day, and will be the favourite for the 129-kilometre road race on her home roads in Limburg, Holland.
The final point of note on the third day (one of several others) was Dutchwoman Esther Vergeer's win in the first round of the women's singles Wheelchair Tennis event.
Hardly the most sensible of things to do, especially when sitting next to Dutchwoman Edith Bosch, a black belt in judo who won a bronze medal at the Games.
Conway fights in the under-70kg division but is in the same pool as second-seeded Dutchwoman Edith Bosch, the double Olympic silver medallist.