Chinaman

Definitions

  • "The skipper cruelly kicked the Chinaman."
    "The skipper cruelly kicked the Chinaman."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chinaman a ball bowled by a left-handed bowler to a right-handed batsman that spins from off to leg
    • n Chinaman (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chinaman A native of China; a Chinese.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Chinaman A native of China, or a man of Chinese origin.
    • n Chinaman A manufacturer of china.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chinaman a native of China
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Usage

In literature:

Send him below; I hate to see the very face of a Chinaman.
"Blue Jackets" by George Manville Fenn
On their way to the town they met a soldier, holding a Chinaman by his pigtail, which he had twisted two or three times round his hand.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
This done, the Chinaman placed one or two branches in more favourable positions for burning, and turned to Gunson again.
"To The West" by George Manville Fenn
I think yonder fellow must be performing a surgical operation on the Chinaman's head.
"The Golden Dream" by R.M. Ballantyne
He put the question to Charley Moi, and when the smiling-faced Chinaman replied, Frank caught his breath.
"The Saddle Boys in the Grand Canyon" by James Carson
The Chinaman who opened the door stared at her, the dawn of an expression on his face.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
The Chinaman did not quite understand.
"The Woggle-Bug Book" by L. Frank Baum
I predict that next Wednesday, a large Chinaman, in evening clothes, will cross Broadway, at 42nd Street, at 9 P.M.
"The Book of the Damned" by Charles Fort
Cautiously the Chinaman followed him, and ascertained where he intended to pass the night.
"The Young Miner" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
The latter signified the Northern Chinaman of the trading class.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
One of the best-known American authors has immortalized the Chinaman in some of his verses.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
How do you distinguish a negro and Chinaman or Mongolian from a white person or Caucasian?
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
He was a brown, or rather, yellow man; and for a moment Frobisher took him for a Chinaman.
"A Chinese Command" by Harry Collingwood
Ching, Ching, Chinaman, Six bits a dish.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
Bruce was as good a rocker as a Chinaman, and than that there is no higher praise.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
Here comes a John Chinaman with his big basket of vegetables.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
Chinaman spend money, buy gold paper, make junk, much trouble.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
Every thing that seems nice to a Chinaman was there.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
For a Chinaman he could swear in English most fluently.
"The Call Of The South" by Louis Becke
Give them a knife, and the shark hasn't a Chinaman's chance.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick
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In poetry:

Li has a pigtail and a fan,
And yet he's not a Chinaman;
In fact, he is his mother's joy,
A merry little Chinaboy.
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
What do you bring, John Chinaman,
As offering of your heart,
To us who feed, protect your clan,
And let you rich depart?
"The Chinaman" by Anonymous Oceania
What brings you here, John Chinaman,
Why come to New South Wales?
Why do you sail when breezes fan
The north side of your sails?
"The Chinaman" by Anonymous Oceania
One other moved there, an old Chinaman gathering seaweed
from the sea-rocks,
He brought it in his basket and spread it flat to dry on the edge of
the meadow.
"Point Joe" by Robinson Jeffers
He asks if I know little Poll! Why, I nursed her
As often, I reckon as old Mother Brown
When they lived at the “Flats,” and old Sam
went a burster
In Chinaman's Gully, and dropped every crown.
"How Polly Paid For Her Keep" by Barcroft Henry Boake

In news:

This month's Bud Light Platinum Laugh Out Loud Comedy Showcase is April 27th at the Party Barn and is starring none other than "The Chinaman " Mark Britten.
Tickets are on sale now to see the " Chinaman " on April 27th.
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