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Used other than as an idiom. as reckoned by the Dutch: five o'clock by the Dutch reckoning would be five o'clock in the Dutch rather than, e.g., a Canadian time zone; for example, 1 March 1625 in the Dutch reckoning was, in the English reckoning of the time, 19 February 1624(?).

Additional definitions for 'Dutch reckoning':

Dutch reckoningA (falsified) bill that is not itemised, and that is unjustifiably high.
Dutch reckoninga false or incorrect reckoning of position.
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