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tongman

[tawng-muh n, tong-] /ˈtɔŋ mən, ˈtɒŋ-/
noun, plural tongmen.
1.
a member of a Chinese tong.
Origin of tongman
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85; tong2 + man1
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