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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The leading northernbased jockey thought his chances of riding The Dutchman again were slim after he moved to Dorset to join Colin Tizzard prior to the start of this season, but with the likes of Harry Cobden and Robbie Power otherwise engaged, Cook is relishing the opportunity to renew the partnership in this weekend's three-and-ahalf-mile Grade Three feature.
In the meantime Farnes, the orchestra, the chorus and several of the principals keep in trim with The Flying Dutchman.
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Mata, for his part, believes that United fans would finally see the best of him after a full pre-season and is convinced that the Dutchman is the man to take the 20-times champions back to the top.
Caldo reckons the United squad are in for a rude awakening when the Dutchman arrives, saying: "He's a hard taskmaster - it's either his way of the highway.
Maestro DeRenzi interviews the singers, director and conductor responsible for bringing The Flying Dutchman to the stage.
The sentence was lower than the four years requested by prosecutors for the Dutchman, who has lived on Bali for around eight years.
The portrayal of the Dutchman as a feeble, worn-out man was acceptable and at times moving.