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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Said Chinaman convulsively wrestles with one of his many Gods or Devils, perhaps, and snarls horribly.
The Chinaman clutches the aggressive hands, resists, gasps, and protests.
The Chinaman had not taken the time to sight the ancient weapon carefully, but a gleeful smile lit his wrinkled, yellow face as he saw the splash of the ball where it struck the water almost at the side of the prahu.
Daughtry had a sense that the cook, whose name had been quickly volunteered as Ah Moy, was not entirely satisfied with the arrangement; but it affected him no more than a momentary curiosity about a Chinaman who drew the line at a dog taking a bunk in the same apartment with him.
This chinaman here was coming with the ship as far as Fu-chau -- a sort of interpreter he would be.
His brusque "Come along, John; make look see" set the Chinaman in motion at his heels.
The Chinaman, gazing sad and speechless into the darkness of the hatchway, seemed to stand at the head of a yawning grave.
With his mouth and hands he made exuberant motions of eating rice and washing clothes; and the Chinaman, who concealed his distrust of this pantomime under a collected demeanour tinged by a gentle and refined melancholy, glanced out of his almond eyes from Jukes to the hatch and back again.
With a shrill scream Sheeta was after him--a scream which awoke an almost equally uncanny cry in the throat of the terror-stricken Chinaman.
Presently, out from the wrappings came a teapot, which caused her to clasp her hands with delight, for it was made in the likeness of a plump little Chinaman.
Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav has moved up 16 places to take a career-best 56th slot while all-rounder Hardik Pandya has gained 10 slots to also reach a career-best 45th position.
Among the bowlers, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has moved up 23 places to take the 28th place after finishing with six wickets in the series, Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav has moved up 16 places to take a career-best 56th slot while all-rounder Hardik Pandya has gained 10 slots to also reach a career-best 45th position.