Definition of Mandarinates
1. mandarinate [n] - See also: mandarinate
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandarinates
Literary usage of Mandarinates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"The executioners, lictors, and the menial servants connected with mandarinates.—These include those who precede high mandarins when they appear in public, ..."
2. A Journey Through the Chinese Empire by Evariste Régis Huc (1855)
"These latter had in great part the administration of the provinces, with the exception, however, of the first military mandarinates and ..."
3. History of the Mongols: From the 9th to the 19th Century by Henry Hoyle Howorth, Ernest George Ravenstein (1876)
"He began his reign by rewarding the late conspirators and promoting them to important mandarinates, but, on having it represented to him that by this he ..."
4. The General History of China: Containing a Geographical, Historical by Jean-Baptiste Du Halde (1739)
"... Court of the Finances, which Court is charged with the Payment of the Officers who ferve on the Foot of their mandarinates. This great number of Flocks, ..."
5. The East of Asia Magazine (1903)
"The spirits are judged: some are awarded to return to fat mandarinates, according to the merit accumulated during life. Some become horses, pigs, oxen, ..."