Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Dutch adj.2

[Eng. pron. of Ger. Deutsch, German, as ‘Dutch’; popularized in the US by the growth of German settlements, notably in Pennsylvania]

1. German.

[UK]R. Burton ‘Democritus to Reader’ Anatomy of Melancholy (1893) I 26: As a Dutch Host, if you come to an Inne in Germany, and dislike your fare, diet, lodging, &c. replies in a surly tone [...] if you like not this, get you to another Inne.
[UK]R. Brome City Wit IV i: He has an English face, a French tongue, a Spanish heart [...] and a Dutch buttock.
[UK]R. Brome A Novella IV ii: He takes him for the Dutch loggerhead / We saw to day in the Piazzo.
[UK]Laugh and Be Fat 91: The Judge’s lady [...] sent immediately for the Dutch Tooth-Drawer.
[UK]Harris’s List of Covent-Garden Ladies 77: Miss Alb--tini, alias Dutchy, alias Jones [...] She is Dutch by birth.
[UK] ‘The Dutch Fish-Monger’ in Jovial Songster 100: [title].
[UK] ‘The Pugilistic Feats Of Jack Scroggins’ in Lummy Chaunter 57: The conqueror of Dutch Sam, then next he took in tow.
[Ire]C.J. Lever Harry Lorrequer 151: I’d rather hear the ‘Cruiskeen Lawn’ or the ‘Jug of Punch,’ as my old friend Pat Samson could sing them, than a score of your high Dutch jawbreakers.
[US]Melville Moby Dick (1907) 306: ‘The unmannerly Dutch dogger!’ cried Stubb.
[UK]E.B. Christy Box And Cox in Darkey Drama 6 7: I bort a lot of sassengers at the Dutch butcher’s.
[US]W.H. Thomes Bushrangers 113: The fellow [...] uttered a deep growl [...] saying, – ‘Let me sleep, you Dutch hog.’ [...] ‘Don’t disturb him,’ pleaded the German.
[US]F. Remington letter 19 July in Splete (1988) 146: I think the Dutch Kaiser is a great man.
[US]F. Dumont Dumont’s Joke Book 82: Wherever there was a crowd of Dutch voters I talked German to them.
[Aus]Sydney Sportsman (Surry Hills, NSW) 12 June 1/6: They timed each race / [...] / By the music of a full blown German band / [...] / Those doughty Dutch musicians struck up a lively air.
[US]F. Hutchison Philosophy of Johnny the Gent 23: [T]he squawk of a first-past guy that gets trimmed again his own graft ’d make the music of a come-on’s belch sound like a opery overture played by a Dutch street band.
[US]‘O. Henry’ ‘Past One at Rooney’s’ in Strictly Business (1915) 255: Eddie McManus [...] drifted into Dutch Mike’s for a stein of beer.
[Aus]C.J. Dennis ‘War’ in Moods of Ginger Mick 25: I tells ’im wot I read about the ’Uns, / [...] / Sez ’e, ‘I’ll crack the first Dutch cow I meet!’.
[US]W. Edge Main Stem 2: She ran a boarding house that served good German food [...] And, in truth, that Dutch lady’s dinners were A number one; they stuck to your ribs.
[US]D. Runyon ‘All Horse Players Die Broke’ in Runyon on Broadway (1954) 717: Willie calls him a dirty old Dutch bum.
[US]T. Berger Reinhart in Love (1963) 121: ‘Obviously it’s the Maskerr,’ said Reinhart. ‘Well it ain’t the Verderber, which is Dutch for the opposite [...] As you well know, being Dutch as they come.’.

2. (Aus.) Scandinavian.

[Aus]Truth (Sydney) 23 Dec. 1/4: Dutch Tom, a giant Scandinavian.