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especially (US, old-fashioned, offensive) a Chinaman
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  • Like the gentleman who played euchre with the heathen chinee, I state but the facts.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • I ayve read in a book about chinee Tartars and magicians and conjurors.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • He says she looks like a heathen chinee but otherwise is passable.

    Turn About Eleanor Ethel M. Kelley
  • Then if that don't prove that that feller ain't a chinee after all, well—bust me!

    With the Dyaks of Borneo F. S. Brereton
  • You may grub for money like a chinee, and you may scheme for it like a Boss in a whisky-ring.

    The Golden Butterfly Walter Besant
  • And the wily, cunning chinee immediately came to his assistance.

    The Hero of Panama

    F. S. Brereton
  • It's a mighty good thing for me that the heathen chinee is barred.

    Drusilla with a Million Elizabeth Cooper
  • As for the Chinaman, it was as he said; the cannibals would not "eatee chinee boy."

  • I also gather that it will be of inestimable benefit to the noble chinee himself.

    Idle Ideas in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome
  • Maybe you're chinee or Mahometan, then, sir; I 'spect everybody's got a religion.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend

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