Tong (?), Tonge, n.

Tongue.

[Obs.] Chaucer.

 

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Tong (?), n. [Chinese t'ang, lit., hall.]

In China, an association, secret society, or organization of any kind; in the United States, usually, a secret association of Chinese such as that of the highbinders.

 

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