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2 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Chow \Chow\, n. [Chin. chou.]
1. A prefecture or district of the second rank in China, or
the chief city of such a district; -- often part of the
name of a city, as in Foochow.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
2. a breed of thick-coated medium-sized dogs with fluffy
curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; -- same
as chowchow, n..
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable
for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism [syn: Zhou, Zhou
dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynasty]
2: informal terms for a meal [syn: chow, chuck, eats,
3: breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy
curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to
have originated in northern China [syn: chow, chow chow]
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