Definition of Nankins
1. nankin [n] - See also: nankin
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Literary usage of Nankins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Commercial Formalities of Rio de Janeiro by Maxwell, Wright & Co (1841)
"INDU blue nankins an article of steady demand; white and yellow ... Duty and expediente on 100 pcs. nankins at 1.900 per piece of 14 ..."
2. Forms of Practice, Or, American Precedents in Personal and Real Actions by Benjamin Lynde Oliver (1851)
"Wherefore the respondents pray, that one seventeenth part of the value of said nankins, being $65,06, may be deducted from the wages of each of the said ..."
3. Forms of Practice: Or, American Precedents in Actions, Personal and Real by Benjamin Lynde Oliver (1828)
"Wherefore the respondents pray, that one seventeenth part of the value of said nankins, being $66,53, may be deducted from the wages of each of the said ..."
4. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1908)
"... ing the nankins and small ventures. sa, The Arthur made a fine passage through the strait Sunda and entered her cargo in the custom-house at Providence ..."
5. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"The yellowish brown colour of Chinese nankins is therefore the natural colour of the ... The colour of the nankins was long1 thought to be artificial, ..."