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(ethnic slur) an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer

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The distance was some hundred yards; and then I found my coolies squatting on their heels.
It seems he had detained the coolies as suspicious characters, and had forbidden them the jetty.
The very gang of yellow coolies busy about the main hatch was less substantial than the stuff dreams are made of.
By the Rig'lations you've got to tuck thim up for the night, or they'll be runnin' foul av my coolies an' makin' a shiverarium half through the counthry.
Destroy, as you have threatened, you United States, the ten million coolies we have forced upon your shores--why, the amount scarcely equals half of our excess birth rate for a year.
He noticed that when the swaying fan stopped I would call out to the coolie and bid him pull with a long stroke.
When they addressed the latter they used what appeared to be a third language, and which I later learned is a mongrel tongue rather analogous to the Pidgin-English of the Chinese coolie.
Its various parts, however, were set together with the same strange irregularity that marked the architecture of the city as a whole; and it was capped by an enormous saucer-shaped roof which projected far beyond the eaves, having the appearance of a colossal Chinese coolie hat, inverted.
He was only a coolie, and he smuggled himself into the United States twenty years ago.
Tenders are invited for Manual conveyance of mail bags from mail office of shimla rms to ma shimla rms and vice versa and railway station shimla to ma shimla rms by two coolies from 0400 to 1200 hrs for a period of two years.
The Railway Minister interacted with the coolies and the passengers present at the station and asked them their inconvenience to solve the issues.
The company sells coolies, bottle hoodies, lunch bags and other outdoor sportsmen products.
Critics of the Chinese, on the other hand, attacked Chinese labourers as cheap and easily exploitable coolies who were no different from slaves.
Wexford & (d)Application revolution ltd t/a application never having traded having its registered office & principal place of business at 127 swords road, Whitehall, Dublin 9 d09p265 & (e)Sli na firinne ltd having ceased to trade having its registered office & principal place of business at coolies, muckross, Killarney, co.
The 50men strong squad of coolies made the prized catch for the week and averaged 30 rats per coolie who had setpoison baits at different places and most rats fell for it.