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Chinese Hottentot, noun phrase

Plurals:
Chinese Hottentots, or unchanged.
Origin:
See Chinese + Hottentot.
obs. except in historical contexts
Usually in the plural : A name given to certain Khoisan peoples (particularly the Nama); Chinese.
1790 tr. of F. Le Vaillant’s Trav. II. 346In some cantons they are called Chinese Hottentot. Chinese Hottentots, because their colour approaches near to that of the Chinese found at the Cape.
1946 L.G. Green So Few Are Free 145The Namaquas, known to the early Dutch settlers as the ‘Chinese hottentots’..have yellowish complexions and narrow eyes.
A name given to certain Khoisan peoples (particularly the Nama); Chinese.

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