Definition of Pongoes
1. pongo [n] - See also: pongo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pongoes
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Literary usage of Pongoes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Oriental Sporting Magazine: From June 1828 to June 1833 (1873)
"pongoes at the Presidency. Regimental disputes, and can tell the very words ... In the afternoon pongoes are frequent visitors at the livery stable, ..."
2. Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature by Thomas Henry Huxley (1873)
"Those pongoes are never taken alive because they are so strong, ... He told me in conference with him, that one of these pongoes tooke a negro boy of ..."
3. Man's place in nature: and other anthropological essays by Thomas Henry Huxley (1919)
"Those pongoes are never taken alive because they are so strong, ... He told me in conference with him, that one of these pongoes tooke a negro boy of his ..."
4. Mind in the Lower Animals, in Health and Disease by William Lauder Lindsay (1880)
"Purchas, in 1613, on the authority of an Englishman—Andrew Battel, who had lived for some years in Congo—described what he called' pongoes,' asserting inter ..."
5. Man in the Past, Present, and Future: A Popular Account of the Results of by Ludwig Büchner, Peter Eckler (1894)
"Those pongoes are never taken alive ... One of those pongoes tooke a negro boy of his which lived a moneth with them. ..."
6. Select Works of Thomas H. Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1886)
"The people of the countrie, when they travaile in the woods. make fires where they sleepe in the night ; and in the morning when they are gone, the pongoes ..."
7. Noah's ark; or, 'Mornings in the zoo'. by Philip Stewart Robinson (1882)
"Need monkeys go so far as Africa to find pongoes ? Again, Hanno tells us that, sailing down the African coast, he came to " the Horn of the South," where he ..."