from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cumshaw.
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They are of absolutely no use, more than to eat and to drink, and always come up smiling at the end of their stage for their _kumshaw_.
They were to receive four hundred cash per man per day, were to find themselves, and if I reached Sui-fu within the specified time I agreed to _kumshaw_ them to the extent of an extra thousand. [