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- n. Plural form of Feringee.
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Which side of that glaring incongruity is to give way -- brahman and caste ideas, or the buttressing of caste ideas by outcastes, Feringees, like Mrs. Besant?
As to the rest of the crowd, they no doubt thought the Feringees had gone mad when they wanted to buy such old and broken rubbish.
With the Hindoos at Dinapore, he found, to his surprise, that there was apparently little disinclination to "become Feringees," as they called it, outwardly; but the difficulty lay in his insistance on Christian faith and obedience, instead of a mere external profession.