1697W. DampierNew Voy. round World (1729) I. 536The Natural Inhabitants of the Cape are the Hodmadods, as they are commonly called, which is a corruption of the word Hottantot; for this is the Name by which they all call to one another..as if every one of them had this for his Name.
1697W. DampierNew Voy. round World (1699) I. 464The Inhabitants of this Country [New Holland] are the miserablest People in the World. The Hodmadods of Monomatapa, though a nasty People, yet for Wealth are Gentlemen to these.
[1699W.A. Cowley inR. Raven-HartCape G.H. 1652–1702 (1971) II. 309We walked..to the Village inhabited by the Hodmandods, so called by the Hollanders, to view their Nasty Bodies...The Hodmandods are born White, but make themselves Black with Sut, and besmear their Bodies all over.]
1710E. WardVulgus BritannicusIII. 40So Hodmontots, because their Feasts Chiefly consist of Gutts of Beasts.
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