Jap (1860)

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Sun May 16 23:43:16 UTC 2004

Merriam = 1886 /  OED = c1880

It was not pleasant for that illustrious Kami to be slapped upon the back
and called a "high old Jap" by an unshaven Al-der-man, yet he bore the
indignity, and drank Jersey cider from the hands of his enemy.  "The
Japanese.  Another Intercepted Letter." The New York Times,  June 21,
1860, p 2

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