Talian

Definitions

  • Overboard, One Yell in the English Language, One In Eye-talian 193
    Overboard, One Yell in the English Language, One In Eye-talian 193
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Talian tal′i-an an old Bohemian dance, or its music.
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Usage

In literature:

That chap's got Eye-talian blood in him somewhere.
"Joe Wilson and His Mates" by Henry Lawson
Are they quick in their feelings, like I-talians?
"The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories" by Owen Wister
The "Eye-talians," as she termed them, lived above, while the Gibbonses rented the ground floor.
"The Czar's Spy" by William Le Queux
I did not know that you were the I-talians.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 1" by Various
She was all swathed up like an I-talian baby.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
I don't hold by Eye-talians, anyhow.
"The Stowmarket Mystery" by Louis Tracy
Some damned Eye-talians are goin' to hammer the boss.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
I ain't afraid of no tin-faced I-talian dudes.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
It was one of them I-talians, I gathered.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 147, August 12, 1914" by Various
Dod, I've seen 's had mair o' what they ca' the I-talian at Muttonhole.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Now, you might go eat somethin' that wouldn't agree with you in one of them Eye-talian rest'rants.
"Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher" by Eleanor Gates
I don't keep tab on every I-talian dago that comes into the place.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
Talian is another little idol represented by the figure of a monkey seated on its haunches.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
Talian is a small idol in the figure of a monkey squatting, usually made from the root of the willow.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
We dressed up just as I had seen the I-talians dress in Naples.
"Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color" by Brander Matthews
I fish for fish and not for Eye-talians, so I don't need that kind.
"Mollie and the Unwiseman Abroad" by John Kendrick Bangs
French songs, and I-talian songs, full of all kind of rare fandangoes, like a mocking bird in a cherry tree.
"A Rich Man's Relatives (Vol. 1 of 3)" by Robert Cleland
That's what the Hi-talian organ-grinder discovered.
"My Danish Sweetheart., Volume 2 of 3" by William Clark Russell
They're wise, thim young Eye-talians.
"May Iverson's Career" by Elizabeth Jordan
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In news:

I talian grandmothers don't use cookbooks.
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