Definition of Hongs

1. Noun. (plural of hong) ¹



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Definition of Hongs

1. hong [n] - See also: hong

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hongs

honeytrap
honeytraps
honeyware
honeywort
honeyworts
hong
hong bao
hong kong
hongbao
hongi
hongied
hongies
hongiing
honging
hongis
hongs (current term)
hongshiite
hongweibing
honied
honing
honk
honk off
honked
honker
honkers
honkey
honkeys
honkie
honkies
honkin'

Literary usage of Hongs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Things Chinese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1893)
"... more especially the hongs and godowns fronting the river in Canton, there are as many as six, eight, ten, or twelve separate roofs one behind another in ..."

2. History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce by William Schaw Lindsay (1876)
"... Mode of conducting business — "hongs " or Guilds — Chinese Bankers — Kiver and coasting trade of China— Japanese line of steamers — How employed. ..."

3. The Canton Chinese: Or, The American's Sojourn in the Celestial Empire by Osmond Tiffany (1849)
"THE GREAT TEA hongs. THE mighty store-houses, stretching as they do for miles along the Canton River, filled during the busy season with hundreds of ..."

4. Across Chrysê: Being the Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through the by Archibald Ross Colquhoun (1883)
"... for five- pence—Ingenious bill-making—Strange coinage—Affected indifference—Boat-hongs in Canton—Wages of crew—Captain's arrangements—The Wealth god—Men ..."

5. Personal Narrative of Three Years' Service in China by George Battye Fisher (1863)
"black tea company, green tea company, Tsing-yuen tea hongs, ... King-e tea hongs, Hee-jin tea hongs, satin ribbon hongs, raw silk hongs, sandal-wood hongs, ..."

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