name used in India for "European," 1630s, from Persian Farangi, from Arabic Faranji (10c.), from Old French Franc "Frank" (see Frank) + Arabic ethnic suffix -i. The fr- sound is not possible in Arabic.
I could not have done it, though I cut down the feringhee ladies; but they did it, and made a light matter of it.
The feringhee, even when the treaty had been signed, would move on Hyderabad.
The feringhee seaman was strictly questioned by the commander, but at first would say nothing.
But then, the feringhee ladies are even prouder than the men, and they hate us Hindoos.
The feringhee sailor clung to the mast all through that dreary night.
Our mishap in the Bolan Pass was magnified into the destruction of the whole of the feringhee army.
These feringhee dogs will all pay the price for their arrogance.
He rose and with his own hand, poured out a draught of the forbidden strong waters of the feringhee.