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See also: Chinaman
chinaman (plural chinamen)
- (cricket) A left arm unorthodox spin bowler.
- (cricket) A ball, bowled by a left arm unorthodox spin bowler, with the wrist action of a leg break, but which spins from off to leg for a right-handed batsman.
- (cricket) Such a ball bowled with the action of a googly.
Two of the cricket definitions have opposing meanings, but both are used.