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or Qing

[ching] /tʃɪŋ/
See under Manchu (def 1).
Also called Ta Ch'ing. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To all appearance ching was speaking the truth, yet Gordon could not feel satisfied.

    The Red Book of Heroes Leonora Blanche Lang
  • ching summoned one of the smiling waiters, and the order was given.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • Then Nelly too was overcome by the heat, and she nodded and bobbed about until at last her head fell in An ching's lap.

    The Little Girl Lost Eleanor Raper
  • ching says he wants to get back to the fancee shop,” sad Smith one morning.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • What you tell me of your visit to Prince ching affords a certain amount of hope, but there is never any depending on Chinamen.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • I said to Mr Reardon; but ching took the inquiry to himself.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • In an instant he had crept from the gully, and with ching close behind him slid at once towards his sister.

    The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
  • Only that we were to mind and not get into any trouble with the people, and that we had better take ching.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
  • Since ching will be on duty from two o'clock he can employ himself with our breakfast.

    The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
  • ching smiled, and seemed to be very proud of our performance.

    Blue Jackets George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for ching


of, relating to, or designating the Manchu dynasty (1644–1912) of China
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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