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do the dutch

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do the Dutch

verb phrase

To commit suicide: Why did the old man do the Dutch?/ She only came aboard to do the Dutch act

[1904+; narrowed meaning of an earlier phrase meaning ''to depart, abscond, go south'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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