Found 3 items, similar to Dutch.
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n 1: the people of the Netherlands; “the Dutch are famous for
[syn: Dutch people
2: the West Germanic language of the Netherlands
adj : of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture;
; “Dutch painters”
English → English
, n.; pl. Germans
[L. Germanus, prob. of Celtis
1. A native or one of the people of Germany.
2. The German language.
(a) A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding
in capriciosly involved figures.
(b) A social party at which the german is danced.
, the Teutonic dialect of Upper or Southern
Germany, -- comprising Old High German, used from the 8th
to the 11th century; Middle H. G., from the 12th to the
15th century; and Modern or New H. G., the language of
Luther's Bible version and of modern German literature.
The dialects of Central Germany, the basis of the modern
literary language, are often called Middle German, and the
Southern German dialects Upper German; but High German is
also used to cover both groups.
, the language of Northern Germany and the
Netherlands, -- including Friesic
; Old Saxon
or Low Dutch
, with its
; and Plattdeutsch
(called also Low German
), spoken in many dialects.
, a. [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig.,
popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG.
diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS.
pe['o]d, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta
land, OIr. tuath people, Oscan touto. The English have
applied the name especially to the Germanic people living
nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick
Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants.
. See under Auction
, a small, pound, hard cheese, made from skim
, a kind of brick made in Holland. It is
yellowish, very hard, and long and narrow in shape.
(Bot.), common white clover (Trifolium repens
), the seed of which was largely imported into
England from Holland.
, a so-called concert in which all the singers
sing at the same time different songs. [Slang]
, the courage of partial intoxication. [Slang]
, a door divided into two parts, horizontally, so
arranged that the lower part can be shut and fastened,
while the upper part remains open.
, Dutch leaf
, or Dutch gold
, a kind of brass
rich in copper, rolled or beaten into thin sheets, used in
Holland to ornament toys and paper; -- called also Dutch mineral
, Dutch metal
, brass foil
, and bronze leaf
(Chem.), a thin, colorless, volatile liquid,
, of a sweetish taste and a pleasant ethereal
odor, produced by the union of chlorine and ethylene or
olefiant gas; -- called also Dutch oil
. It is so called
because discovered (in 1795) by an association of four
Hollandish chemists. See Ethylene
, and Olefiant
, a tin screen for baking before an open fire or
kitchen range; also, in the United States, a shallow iron
kettle for baking, with a cover to hold burning coals.
, chalk, or whiting dyed yellow, and used in
distemper, and for paper staining. etc. --Weale.
(Bot.), a species of horsetail rush or
) having a rough,
siliceous surface, and used for scouring and polishing; --
called also scouring rush
, and shave grass
, a glazed and painted ornamental tile, formerly
much exported, and used in the jambs of chimneys and the
Note: Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this
war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that
other pilgrims, passing through that country,
were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for
their pains. --Fuller.
1. pl. The people of Holland; Dutchmen.
2. The language spoken in Holland.