esp US old-fashioned, offensive a Chinaman

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Examples from the Web for chinee

Historical Examples of chinee

  • Like the gentleman who played euchre with the heathen Chinee, I state but the facts.

  • I ayve read in a book about Chinee Tartars and magicians and conjurors.

    Blue Jackets

    George Manville Fenn

  • He says she looks like a heathen Chinee but otherwise is passable.

    Turn About Eleanor

    Ethel M. Kelley

  • Then if that don't prove that that feller ain't a Chinee after all, well—bust me!

  • You may grub for money like a Chinee, and you may scheme for it like a Boss in a whisky-ring.