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  • noun Plural form of djin.


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  • When at last we reach the bottom, suddenly, without transition, we find ourselves in the very heart of Nagasaki and its busy throng in a long illuminated street, where vociferating djins hurry along and thousands of paper lanterns swing and gleam in the wind.

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  • Long rows of djins 'cars are stationed there, awaiting the customers they have brought, who will all have their turn before us.

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  • Outside, djins pass rapidly, calling out: "Take care!" splashing the foot-passengers and casting through the shower streams of light from their many-colored lanterns.

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  • This great Nagasaki is the same from one end to another, with its numberless petroleum lamps burning, its many-colored lanterns flickering, and innumerable panting djins.

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  • The djins, stiffening their muscular legs, hold back with all their might the heavily loaded little cars which would run down by themselves if let alone, and that so rapidly that they would rush into empty space with my most valuable chattels.

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  • At last we arrive at the foot of Osueva's temple, and, leaving our djins with our little gigs, we clamber up the gigantic steps, completely deserted at this hour of the night.

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  • Long lines of djins pass by, dragging, as fast as their naked legs can carry them, the crew of the 'Triomphante,' who are shouting and fanning themselves.

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  • Nor do I think at heart the boys felt so bad as their father about the djins and the devils, the powers of the earth and the powers of the air.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 117, July, 1867.

  • The mousmes run off, with bird-like cries, and take refuge under doorways, in the shops, under the hoods of the djins.

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  • I had been forewarned; these were only the djins who were touting for the honor of my preference; nevertheless I was startled at this sudden attack, this Japanese welcome on a first visit to land (the djins or djin-richisans, are the runners who drag little carts, and are paid for conveying people to and fro, being hired by the hour or the distance, as cabs are hired in Europe).

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  • Of course blue djins were genies pressed to work in the denim industry by the evil Levi corporation.

    October 27, 2008