Definition of Lorchas

1. Noun. (plural of lorcha) ¹



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Definition of Lorchas

1. lorcha [n] - See also: lorcha

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lorchas

loquot
loquots
lor
loracarbef
lorajmine
loral
loran
lorandite
lorans
loratadine
lorate
lorazepam
lorazepams
lorcainide
lorcha
lorchas (current term)
lorchel
lord
lord it over
lord of the flies
lord protector
lorded
lordest
lordeth
lording
lordings
lordkin
lordkins
lordless
lordlier

Literary usage of Lorchas

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1. A Residence Among the Chinese: Inland, on the Coast, and at Sea. Being a by Robert Fortune (1857)
"Dispute with the Chinese about the lorcha "Arrow" — lorchas and their crews — Abuse of the English flag—Right of entrance into the city of Canton — The ..."

2. A History of China: Being the Historical Chapters from "The Middle Kingdom" by Samuel Wells Williams, Frederick Wells Williams (1897)
"The Portuguese had many of these lorchas to carry on their commerce, and gradually a set of desperate men had so far engrossed them in acts of daring and ..."

3. Historic Macao by Carlos Augusto Montalto Jesus (1902)
"The utter helplessness of China after the Opium War led to a piratical irruption, in consequence of which Portuguese lorchas were, since 1813, ..."

4. Hertslet's China Treaties: Treaties, &c. Between Great Britain and China by Edward Hertslet, Godfrey Edward Proctor Hertslet, Edward Parkes, China, Great Britain (1908)
"(a) lorchas, dec., owned by foreigners, if provided with registers, and entitled to ... Special river-pass merchantmen, river- pass steamers, and lorchas, ..."

5. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"(a) lorchas, etc., owned by Foreigners, if provided with Registers and entitled to fly national flags, are required to take out a Special River Pass either ..."

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