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Definitions of Fu

  1. A department in China comprising several hsein; also, the chief city of a department; - often forming the last part of a name; as, Paoting- fu.
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Usage examples for Fu

  1. Sir H. Parkes applied for permission for me to visit the Kirigaya ground, one of five, and after a few delays it was granted by the Governor of Tokiyo at Mr. Mori's request, so yesterday, attended by the Legation linguist, I presented myself at the fine yashiki of the Tokiyo Fu, and quite unexpectedly was admitted to an audience of the Governor. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. The An Fu party had, at first, a great preponderance of military strength; but their soldiers melted away when they came to understand the cause for which they were expected to fight. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  3. Fu- Manchu was now silent. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  4. He gives a graphic description of their arrival at Kenmare-" al porto di Kilmar" and of the warm reception they met from the poor, and their courtesy-" La cortesia di quei poveri popoli dove Monsignor capito, fu incomparabile." – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  5. Another short sharp cry followed- but not in the voice of Fu- Manchu- a dull groan, and the sound of a fall. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  6. After taking on a mate who was thoroughly acquainted with those waters, and a Chinese named Ah Fu to serve them as cook, they sailed away from the Marquesas. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  7. We must not let Fu- Manchu's servants know, replied Smith, but to- night I shall conceal myself in Slattin's house and remain there for a week or a day- it matters not how long- until that attempt is repeated. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  8. The ka- cho' is also caught in a small trap, called ob- o'- fu, by the third method mentioned above. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  9. We were alone with the shadow of Fu- Manchu's vengeance; for as I knelt beside the body on the floor, a look and a touch sufficed to tell me that this was but clay from which the spirit had fled! – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  10. " Hi, boys," called Mr. Martin; " can tell where Ching- Fu keeps?" – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  11. The odor of sa- fu- eng' is the worst stench in Bontoc. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  12. At last I stand in the house of Dr. Fu- Manchu! – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  13. The instrument, called in Bontoc " ab- a'- fu," is apparently primitive Malayan, and is found widespread in the south seas and Pacific Ocean. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  14. Tug- on' is a large, long- handled spoon used exclusively as a drinking dipper for the fermented liquor called " sa- fu- eng'." – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  15. Is it any matter for wonder that such a people had produced a Fu- Manchu? – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  16. Ching- Fu suffered himself to be persuaded. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  17. You know: " Had I But Known that, at that moment, in the dismal depths of a secret underground meeting place, the evil Chuman- Fu was plotting...." – Hanging by a Thread by Gordon Randall Garrett
  18. I waited beside Lee Fu. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  19. Dr. Petrie- he says that Fu- Manchu is here! – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  20. Tell me another thing, Lee Fu. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
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