Dutch wife


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Dutch wife

n
(Textiles) a long hard bolster used, esp in the tropics, to support one's uppermost knee when sleeping on one's side
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Just one hour before the end of the funeral, Saakashvili managed to join his Dutch wife, who arrived earlier to the funeral by car from Holland.
Young, 53, will arrive in Glasgow on Tuesday to play a gig for 55,000 fans at Hampden and plans to take his Dutch wife Ellen to see the estate.
David South and his dutch wife, Louise Marechal, are among SABK' newest members.
I told my wife that without me, no one else can fulfill the task for Pakistan so my Dutch wife got convinced and decided to stay here.
High profile he certainly is - he and his Dutch wife are all over the place, on adverts, magazine covers, in newspaper gossip columns.
Its name is taken from a Dutch wife of a former laird.
Speechless John had spent the past 18 years at top international law firm NautaDutilh and lived with his Dutch wife in Hilversum, a small town 20 miles from Amsterdam.
Musician Shubhendra Rao and his Dutch wife Saskia Rao- de Hs, a pioneer in introducing the Indian cello to classical Indian music, had braved the biting chill to reach the AI counter at 4 am for the 5.
He ran an antique shop in Bath then moved to Spain where he met his Dutch wife Olga, a model, no less, and there he presented a daily English-language broadcast until his death from a heart attack in January 1997.
They were made with white work overalls, and patches showing Liver Birds, rosettes, players' drawings and various cups were sewn on by Arthur's Dutch wife, Ina.
He is a friend of the lawman's Dutch wife, Mies, who volunteered to visit him while he was locked up in Scotland.