Definition of Tongman

1. a member of a Chinese secret society [n TONGMEN]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tongman

tonewood
tonewoods
toney
tonfa
tong
tong ho
tonga
tongas
tongbaite
tonged
tonger
tongers
tonging
tongkang
tongkangs
tongman (current term)
tongmen
tongs
tongster
tongsters
tonguage
tongue
tongue-and-groove
tongue-boring
tongue-clacker
tongue-fish
tongue-flower
tongue-in-cheek
tongue-in-chic
tongue-lash

Literary usage of Tongman

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1. Report by Maryland, Shell Fish Commission, Maryland Shell Fish Commission (1907)
"The very small discrepancy between the two may be accounted for on the supposition that the tongman may have worked on some occasions in the rain or wind or ..."

2. The Encyclopedic Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Reports: Being a edited by Thomas Johnson Michie (1907)
"... which requires each tongman to make a return of the sales of oysters made by him during the week preceding, and which imposes a tax on such sales equal ..."

3. Logging by Steam: Employing Improved Systems Under the Patents of Baptist by Lidgerwood Manufacturing Company, Logging Machinery Dept (1905)
"At times when a particularly boggy or swampy place is encountered the tongman will carry the line to the log. If he is a long distance out from the machine ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"Although tongman did not then consider the copyright of the ' Ballads' to be valuable, Cottle speaks of the gift as ' marked by ' Longman's 'accustomed ..."

5. The English Catalogue of Booksby Sampson Low by Sampson Low (1858)
"... tongman 2244 go to Heaven. 8vo Is Houlston 12«3 Administration. Revenue.— V. Medical Students. ..."

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