Chinaman

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Chinaman

1. Archaic or derogatory a native or inhabitant of China
2. Cricket a ball bowled by a left-handed bowler to a right-handed batsman that spins from off to leg
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The article said Bella "seemed to think more of Chinamen, as a class, than she did of her own people," and in fact, referred to Chinese as "her people.
Festival 50 begins tomorrow with The Monkey's Paw, Resting Place and Chinamen and there will also be the chance to see Sure Thing.
Shanghai was once a city ground under the heel of arrogant Western colonialism, where the European lords of the earth erected the notorious "No dogs or Chinamen allowed" signs around their privileged enclaves.
Katich, 35, has used the eight-week break since Australia's Test series against Pakistan to overcome shoulder problems and return to bowling his chinamen regularly in the SCG nets.
Yet Frank Kimball makes several notes in his diaries: "Hired an Indian boy to herd sheep at $8 a month"; "Only 7 Chinamen at work grading 24th in am and 9 in pm"; "Harry, Clinton, and Ah Lun, Ah Bin, Ah On and 20 other heathens at work"; Kimball Diary, Mar.
Distributed among the planters, those Indians proved quite as well adapted as the Chinamen to plantation labour and almost as capable of endurance as the Negroes.
Headlines such as "Troublesome Chinese: A West Rand Outrage, Miner's House Attacked, Nine Chinamen Arrested" were common in the Daily Mail.
50) When William Irwin, governor of California, urged the legislature of that state to lobby Congress to prevent unlimited Chinese immigration, the document stated that "the 180,000 Chinamen constitute one sixth of the population of California, pay less than one-four-hundredth of the State revenue, and send back to China $180,000,000 annually ($1,000 each).
When black workers continued to act as strikebreakers, Gompers threatened, "The Caucasians are not going to let their standard of living be destroyed by Negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any other.
QAnd finally, for those of us who don't know their googlies from their chinamen, can you regale us with that well-known tongue-in-cheek explanation of the rules of cricket?
They said he bought the isle, and Muck too, as a kind of penance, an expiation, making peace with his God for all the deaths of Chinamen from his guns, though God knows what god he latched on to or ever paid him heed: he was no a believing Christian and never set foot in the kirk.
The fine illustrations for this particular essay show the magnificence of this gift where, in one instance, gilding (a hugely important factor in rich porcelain) surrounds little Chinese landscapes where the finials on the tureens shown here, are modelled as tiny, beautifully painted Chinamen wearing large-brimmed hats.