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  • noun Alternative form of Feringee.


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  • Calcutta — and finally settled as a Feringhee policeman.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • At this short range he struck the mark to a hair, and his mark was the grinning face of the Kachin who carried the torch, and rejoiced that his friends would now make short work of the fierce young Feringhee who had hidden in the cave.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • At Gwadur, no sooner was the cable landed than the people of the surrounding country flocked down to hear and talk of the Feringhee witchcraft.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865

  • English ladies, his turban trampled under foot by every Feringhee brat in Bengal?

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 02, No. 08, June 1858

  • I do not think the reasoning of the college is very deep, or that the talents of its senior wrangler need be very first-rate, and am inclined to suspect that this pompous reading was got up for the occasion for the purpose of astonishing the weak intellects of the Feringhee strangers.

    A Peep into Toorkisthhan

  • The thing stands thus, sahib, and I tell it to you because I know that an oath is binding upon a Feringhee, and that we may trust you.

    The Sign of Four

  • We hear her father taught her many things which he learnt of the Feringhee. '...

    Love and Life Behind the Purdah

  • Then there broke out a tumult among her women, some evidently entreating her to yield, and others advising that she should let the insolent Feringhee go, and take the reins of power into her own hands, secure of the support of the army.

    The Path to Honour

  • "Let the Feringhee live for the present," he said, waving his followers back.

    The Path to Honour

  • Hazari and the officer of the bodyguard had carried out their instructions most dexterously, and Sher Singh appeared resigned to his inferior position, but there was obvious resentment among the rest of the troops at the impudence of the Feringhee in putting himself forward.

    The Path to Honour


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  • "When one male hostage protested at the continuous moves one of Akbar's cohorts snarled that 'as long as there is an Afghan prisoner in India or a Feringhee foreign soldier in Afghanistan, so long will we retain you...'"

    —Annabel Venning, Following the Drum: The Lives of Army Wives and Daughters Past and Present (London: Headline, 2005), 241

    May 18, 2010