Dutchman

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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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Lizzy Moran was the difference for the Dutchwomen (2-0) as the junior midfielder beat Engineers keeper Betsy Ray (8 saves) twice for the game's only scores.
Junior Tiffany Rotatori, a former Auburn High standout, scored two goals to power the Lancers into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division 3 Tournament with a second-round win over the Dutchwomen (16-5) yesterday in Geneva, N.