And now the latest character in the saga is Choupette, a 9-month-old Siamese kitten upon whom he fastidiously dotes.
The young Duchesse d'Aosta, who is unusually tall, walked with a tiny Siamese prince.
It was a costly transaction for the Siamese, but they assented.
The Siamese coin no money strictly speaking; they use bent bars of silver, made nearly round and stamped with a star.
One cannot but smile at the whimsical ordeals of the Siamese.
As the Siamese had failed to co-operate, the decisions could not be regarded as final.
The Singhalese have increased the number to 136, the Siamese to 462.
I remember well the rough-and-ready way in which the younger Siamese officers looked after their luggage and effects.
Now the great stock to which the Siamese belong is called Thay.
But hold—the author of this Siamese satire has discovered that they have already changed!
"of or pertaining to Siam," 1690s; see Siam + -ese. Also from 1690s as a noun meaning "native of Siam." the original Siamese twins (exhibited from 1829) were Chang and Eng (1814-1874), Thai-Chinese natives of Siam who settled in the U.S. Hence Siamesed (adj.) "joined in the manner of Siamese twins" (1830). Siamese cat is attested from 1871.