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2 definitions found
 for chow
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[3], 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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