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(ˈiːθɪˌɒp) or


(Peoples) archaic words for Black
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(ˈi θiˌɒp)

adj., n.
Archaic. Ethiopian.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
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References in classic literature ?
"Tonight, before my Ethiop friends eat you, I shall tell you what has already befallen your wife and child, and what further plans I have for their futures."
"That on the right," said Edricson, "appears to have the head of an Ethiop upon it."
(10) Searching for this "sun," the nymphs approach the shores of England, where they find he "Whose beams shine day and night and are of force / To blanch an Ethiop and revive a cor's" (B3v).
Commenting on the situation of Ethiop's Renaissance Dam, Shoukry said "Despite our understanding of Ethiopia's desire for development, there is a sense of trying to impose on an existing situation from the Ethiopian side without paying attention to the legal restrictions." "Egypt is ready to accept the technical studies which were entrusted to a global company with an unquestionable reputation, but so far we have not yet given the company the necessary declarations to start its work," Shoukry added.
The other three are MAaAaAeA venpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi in Keny which is on track to open in 2018, MAaAaAeA venpick Hotel Addis Ababa in Ethiop set to open in 2019 and MAaAaAeA venpick Hotel & Conference Centre Abuja Nigeria set for completion in 2020.
(17) Karen Newman, "'And wash the Ethiop white': Femininity and the Monstrous in Othello" in Shakespeare Reproduced: The Text in History and Ideology, ed.
Among the entries are Aleppo, blackamore, borders, Britain, Cambri (wales), civil war, commonwealth, crown, Denmark, Dover, Ethiop, foreign, India, Rome, London, Milford Haven, Parliament, Protector, republicanism, Saint George, Scythia, Tartars, Towton, Venice, and War of the Roses.
she doth teach the torches to burn bright/It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night/Like a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear;/Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear".
Now "[t]he glitter of her jewels" may further hint at Romeo's description of Juliet at the ball when he exclaims: "She hangs upon the cheek of night/As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear" (1.4.158-59).
But just as Juliet inspires Romeo to create something beautiful out of conventional hyperbolic praise--her hanging "upon the cheek of night/As a rich jewel in an Ethiop's ear" far outshines his earlier moanings over Rosaline--the lovers' bow is unusually plain and sturdy, though also appropriately formal: a Shaker rocking chair in place of a throne.
Section II excerpts from the King James Bible prohibitions against genetic mixing (such as Jacob's separating sheep from goats, and the injunction not to mix wool and linen), important references to bondslavery, and the jeremiad that an Ethiop cannot change his skin, Interestingly, the section does not include the references to Moses' Ethiopian wife (Numbers 12); the Queen of Sheba (Matt.