Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colored cotton fabric manufactured in England for the African trade.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Tai-Pan chillo littel in house my, werry good, werry happy,” he said jovially.

    Tai-Pan

  • “Cow chillo think you dooa jig-jig with new cow chillo, heya?”

    Tai-Pan

  • “This piece cow chillo,” Struan said through his laughter, “Stay can, never mind.”

    Tai-Pan

  • “Na chillo my na chillo One-Eye Devil, na chillo any.

    Tai-Pan

  • “No stop can this one piece cow chillo, Mass’er,” the servant said in pidgin English, holding on to the struggling girl.

    Tai-Pan

  • “No like tax on head cow chillo slave my, chillo little my.

    Tai-Pan

  • A’ways talkshee werry bad troubles, a’ways talkee jig-jig cow chillo in bath, wat never mind.

    Tai-Pan

  • One-Eye Mass’er cow chillo, and two cow chillo little.”

    Tai-Pan

  • And he added sweetly, “Jin-qua say Ching-so: ‘Touch one hair cow chillo my, Tai-Pan bring fire-breathing sea dragon my.

    Tai-Pan

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