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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Dubai: A Moroccan man and his Dutch wife in Dubai are often at loggerheads as they both have strong belief systems which they feel their only child should imbibe.
Pasquale has settled in well in Bahrain since his arrival last May and lives in Amwaj Islands with his Dutch wife, Claire.
Over a century, while numerous studies of Gordon Craig as one of the founding fathers of modern Western theatre have appeared, Carr was remembered more for his euphonious name than for his professional career that has gone scarcely documented; worse still, his Dutch wife has remained nameless and has continued to be called Carr's "Dutch wife" whenever she was mentioned along with her husband.
Among them was lawyer John Allen, his Dutch wife, Sandra, and their sons, Christopher, Julian and Ian.
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.