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especially (US, old-fashioned, offensive) a Chinaman
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  • An dont try any funny business, because ye have no weapons, none of ye, while I an my little chinee friend have em to spare.

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

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • Knocked over the chuck wagon, and near killed the heathen chinee.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin
  • As for the Chinaman, it was as he said; the cannibals would not "eatee chinee boy."

  • He don't look any more like a chinee than he does like a Dago, and if you hadn't told me, I wouldn't have suspected it.

    The Blue Dragon Kirk Munroe
  • Maybe you're chinee or Mahometan, then, sir; I 'spect everybody's got a religion.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • They was drunk with the meat, as drunk as a chinee a'ter a pipe o' opium.

    In the Days of Poor Richard Irving Bacheller
  • Otherwise the man was dressed in his native costume; for here, again, the wily chinee shows his astuteness.

    The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
  • Who owns a mosaic bronch, chinee flag on th' near side, Skillet brand?

    Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Clarence Edward Mulford
  • Now Ill be on me way to the bridge, or that chinee at the wheel will be droppin away from the wind an therell be the Divil to pay.

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