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Definition of Dutch foil

Dutch foil
touto. The English have applied the name especially to the Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick, Teutonic.] Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch auction. See under Auction. Dutch cheese, a small, pound, hard cheese, made from skim milk. Dutch clinker, a kind of brick made in Holland. It is yellowish, very hard, and long and narrow in shape. Dutch clover (Bot.), common white clover (Trifolium repens), the seed of which was largely imported into England from Holland. Dutch concert, a so-called concert in which all the singers sing at the same time different songs. [Slang] Dutch courage, the courage of partial intoxication. [Slang] --Marryat. Dutch door, 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 foil, 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. Dutch liquid (Chem.), a thin, colorless, volatile liquid, C2H4Cl2, 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.

Meaning of Dutch foil from wikipedia

- A tin foil hat is a hat made from one or more sheets of aluminium foil, or a piece of conventional headgear lined with foil, worn in the belief or hope...
- A hydrofoil is a lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water. They are similar in appearance and purpose to aerofoils used by aeroplanes. Boats that...
- The Dutch East India Company (Dutch: Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; VOC) was an early megacorporation founded by a government-directed amalgamation...
- a Dutch supplier of aluminium foil. Romalpa Aluminium Ltd processed it in their factory. In the contract of sale, it said that ownership of the foil would...
- Radio. Retrieved 7 November 2018. Crisp, James (27 September 2018). "Dutch police foil 'major terror plot' in raids". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 November...
- A Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel bar in its foil wrapper...
- was a Dutch fencer. She competed in the women's individual foil event at the 1948 Summer Olympics. She won Dutch championships in women's foil in 1946...
- Stéphane Ganeff (born 18 January 1959) is a Belgian fencer. He competed for Belgium at the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics and for the Netherlands at the...
- skillful work by the duke of that territory and the Count of Hainaut-Holland foiled various French mani****tions. Paris's influence in the Low Countries...
- contrasting public personalities, with Ronaldo's self-confidence and theatrics a foil to Messi's humility. From 2009–10 to 2017–18, Messi faced Ronaldo at least...
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