Leto even knows he killed the performance, cooly uttering, “There you go...” at the end.
Meanwhile, inside the cabin young Cutlip was facing the Germans cooly enough.
cooly (Tamil kúli), a labourer in the fields; also a porter.
It seems to show the importance of an amendment of the law of the United States prohibiting the cooly trade.
That's the whole force of the illustration, to my mind, cooly.
Then Burns began again, in a very low and quiet tone: "Have you anything against her, cooly?"
Horatio cooly said, he could not but confess he had been to blame, and must therefore allow the justice of her proceeding.
Marlborough cooly declined the challenge, and the enraged prince left the council.
Without the Chinese cooly, the tobacco planter is helpless, and if the proper season is allowed to pass, a whole year may be lost.
Then she must see his blind Chino, a sightless Samson of a cooly, who is working resolutely in a mill.
name given by Europeans to hired laborers in India and China, c.1600, from Hindi quli "hired servant," probably from kuli, name of an aboriginal tribe or caste in Gujarat. The name was picked up by the Portuguese, who used it in southern India (where by coincidence kuli in Tamil meant "hire") and in China.