He was casual (chinos and a tweed jacket, I think), and clearly determined to finish the book.
But for themselves they buy a cheaper fabric from the chinos, which they dye in brilliant colors and make into blankets.
These for that they may be knowne doo weare redde bonnets, but in their other apparell they do differ nothing from the chinos.
The chinos are morally about on a level with the Zambos; but physically they are much inferior.
The Indians and the chinos are particularly liable to the uta.
This is the opinion of all them that haue entred into this kingdome, and haue intreated of this matter with the chinos.
I can recommend the 'chinos' in this dodge, who are all adepts in all sorts of 'adulteration' schemes.
(plural) 1943, from American Spanish chino, the name of the fabric from which they are made (see chino).
type of cotton twill cloth, 1943, from American Spanish chino, literally "toasted;" so called in reference to its usual color. Earlier (via notion of skin color) chino meant "child of one white parent, one Indian" (fem. china), perhaps from Quechua čina "female animal, servant." Sources seem to disagree on whether the racial sense or the color sense is original.