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Ch'ing

or Qing

[ching] /tʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
See under Manchu (def 1).
Also called Ta Ch'ing.
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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

Ching

/tʃɪŋ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or designating the Manchu dynasty (1644–1912) of China
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