1847J. BarrowAutobiog. Memoir 174The flat nose, high cheek-bones, prominent chin and concave visage, partake much of the apish character, which their keen eye, always in motion, does not tend to diminish. The upper lid of this organ..is rounded into the lower on the side next the nose. They are known..by the name of Chinese Hottentots.
1914C. PettmanNotes on S. Afr. Place Names 17The Sneeze Flats, to the north of the Fish River..were at one time occupied by a tribe of Bushmen or Hottentots whose bright yellow complexions so resembled those of the Chinese seen at the Cape that the Voortrekkers..designated them Sinese (or Chinese) Hottentots.
1946L.G. GreenSo Few Are Free 145The Namaquas, known to the early Dutch settlers as the ‘Chinese hottentots’..have yellowish complexions and narrow eyes.
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