Sentence Examples

  • This author collected the old notices of Hottentot myths, and added material from his own researches.
  • Dr Hahn tries to prove (by philology's " artful aid ") that the name really means " red dawn," and is a Hottentot way of speaking of the infinite.
  • This part of the coast, subject alike to strong westerly and southeasterly winds, is often tempestuous, as is witnessed by the name, corruption of a Hottentot word meaning dry, arid.
  • The Griquas (or Bastaards) are descendants of Dutch-Hottentot half-castes.
  • The colonists also, pressing forward to those territories, came in contact with these Ishmaelites - the farmers' cattle and sheep, guarded only by a Hottentot herdsman, offering the strongest temptation to the Bushman.

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