And when a cholo got his time and left the line, he showed him the way he was to go.
The cholo who took food to Perez and that German dog has brought me a message.
I trusted to an old 'cholo' here; he said he'd stow me away where all creation couldn't find me.
The cholo leads us into South America, where for the present; we leave it.
I told cholo Sam and Maria to clean up some rooms for you and try and make things halfway decent.
The latter then went on to relate that the cholo guide from Oroya stole them.
cholo was succeeded by Pinikahti, who was half Indian and half Mexican.
At the corral the two young men saw at a glance that the girls ponies had not been returned by cholo Sam.
As he descended the stairs, cholo Sam came from the barroom with a filled flask in his hand.
cholo Sam and Maria were at the door of the hotel, looking down the street eagerly and anxiously.
mestizo or lower-class Mexican or Latin American
derogatory; feminine is chola
"Indian or mixed-race person of Latin America" (fem. Chola), 1851, from American Spanish (c.1600), said to be from Nahuatl (Aztec) xolotl "dog, mutt." Proposed derivation from Mexican city of Cholula seems too late, if this is the same word. In U.S., used of lower-class Mexican immigrants, but by 1970s the word began to be embraced in Latino gang slang in a positive sense.
Very virile; macho (1970s+)
A fellow gang member: A cholo (streetwise young Latino male) (1980s+ Prison)
[fr Spanish, literally ''mestizo, half-breed,'' used contemptuously of a lower-class Mexican]