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Definition of Dutch gold
Dutch goldtouto. The English have applied the name especially to the
Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf.
Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants.
Dutch auction. See under Auction.
Dutch cheese, a small, pound, hard cheese, made from skim
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]
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. Dutch goldBrass Brass, n.; pl. Brasses. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s;
akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire,
and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d Braze.]
1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable
proportion, but often containing two parts of copper to
one part of zinc. It sometimes contains tin, and rarely
2. (Mach.) A journal bearing, so called because frequently
made of brass. A brass is often lined with a softer metal,
when the latter is generally called a white metal lining.
See Axle box, Journal Box, and Bearing.
3. Coin made of copper, brass, or bronze. [Obs.]
Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your
purses, nor scrip for your journey. --Matt. x. 9.
4. Impudence; a brazen face. [Colloq.]
5. pl. Utensils, ornaments, or other articles of brass.
The very scullion who cleans the brasses.
6. A brass plate engraved with a figure or device.
Specifically, one used as a memorial to the dead, and
generally having the portrait, coat of arms, etc.
7. pl. (Mining) Lumps of pyrites or sulphuret of iron, the
color of which is near to that of brass.
Note: The word brass as used in Sculpture language is a
translation for copper or some kind of bronze.
Note: Brass is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
compounds; as, brass button, brass kettle, brass
founder, brass foundry or brassfoundry.
Brass band (Mus.), a band of musicians who play upon wind
instruments made of brass, as trumpets, cornets, etc.
Brass foil, Brass leaf, brass made into very thin sheets;
-- called also Dutch gold.
Meaning of Dutch gold from wikipedia
- The Dutch Gold Coast
Guinea, officially Dutch possessions
on the Coast
: Nederlandse Bezittingen
van Guinea) was a portion...
- Dutch Gold
is a low-cost, imported, pilsner lager
beer sold only in Ireland. It was launched there
in 1995. The beer is brewed
in the European...
(Portuguese, 1482–1642) Dutch Gold Coast
, 1598–1872) Swedish Gold Coast
(Swedes, 1650–1658; 1660–1663) Danish Gold Coast
, such as Dejima
in ****an. Dutch
rule (1603–1949), and Dutch
(until 1962) Dutch India
(1605–1825) Dutch Gold
rule. In 1721 the rights
to the colony
were sold to the Dutch
, who renamed
it Hollandia, as part of their larger Dutch Gold Coast
sold the colony
1659 to the Dutch
West India Company
on his own, and had disappeared
with the gold
to Angola. Later
on the local
- British, Dutch
, Danish, Prussian
and Swedish traders arrived
as well. The European traders built several forts along
the coastline. The Gold Coast
- 1637 the Dutch occupied
da Mina. On 9 January
1642 the whole colony
to the Dutch
, who made it part of their Dutch Gold Coast
- by one of these
companies. In 1612, a Dutch fortress
(present day Ghana), along
the Dutch Gold
with the Caribbean, for...
- 23 million and 5 million respectively, for Dutch
. The Dutch colonial presence elsewhere
in Africa, notably Dutch Gold
Coast, was too ephemeral
not to be wiped...
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