• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tycoonate the shogunate
    • ***


  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “They deceive themself and thus us; merchants and tycoons of the world. Evil has gone from bad to worse for a worthless reward. ”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Jap. taikun, great prince—Chin. ta, great, kiun, prince.


In literature:

Hay refers to him by pet name-"The Ancient," "The Old Man," "The Tycoon.
"Lincoln" by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
Business tycoons under investigation.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
I Japanee young mans friend of Tycoon, great ruler.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870" by Various
Calling his councillors around him, he confided to them his last will and testament for transmission to the Tycoon.
"Tales of Old Japan" by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
From here we went to quite another quarter of the city to see what was formerly the Tycoon's palace, now used as a sort of police office.
"A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'" by Annie Allnut Brassey
The party of the usurping Tycoon was defeated and the Shogunate abolished.
"A Short History of Russia" by Mary Platt Parmele
A neurotic son-in-law of an advertising tycoon should not be the instrument by which the discovery should come about.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Tycoons they call 'em, don't they, Mr Ching?
"Blue Jackets" by George Manville Fenn
The Capital of the Tycoon: a Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan.
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
Hostilities were active in the neighborhood of Osaka and Kobe, the Tycoon being steadily worsted.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan

In poetry:

You'll find us a well-meaning, free-spoken crowd,
Good-natured enough, but a little too loud,--
To be sure, there is always a bit of a row
When we choose our Tycoon, and especially now.
"At The Banquet To the Japanese Embassy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Janet Wallach tells the story of America's first female tycoon, Hetty Green.
Chinese Tycoon Focuses on Green Construction.
Top defenseman's deal added to Preds' upper crust, increasing divide between 'tycoons' and 'middle class' More.
Donald Trump, New York real estate tycoon.
Judge orders tycoon, once Ireland's richest man, jailed 9 weeks for contempt .
'Lovable' tycoon contends he was strong-armed by Kilpatrick, doesn't have dementia .
Dining With Tycoons of Asia, Present and Future.
Tycoon Calls for 'Revolution'—Claims America is.
Dining With Tycoons of Asia, Present and Future .
The billionaire real estate tycoon has said he has something huge on President Obama …so huge it could swing the election.
Hundreds of people gather at a Spartanburg church Monday for the funeral of Upstate textile tycoon Roger Milliken.
Mixed Effort From Bloomberg on a Hedge Fund Tycoon's Taxes.
Grandson of steel tycoon John Hillman Jr, owner of Pittsburgh Coke & Chemical.
Defense questions how tycoon was ' intimidated ' by Kwame Kilpatrick.
The Times of London releases a list of the richest and greenest tycoons.