Definition of Chowchow

1. Noun. Chopped pickles in mustard sauce.

Generic synonyms: Relish



2. Noun. A Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger.
Generic synonyms: Conserve, Conserves, Preserve, Preserves

Definition of Chowchow

1. a. Consisting of several kinds mingled together; mixed; as, chowchow sweetmeats (preserved fruits put together).

2. n. A kind of mixed pickles.

Definition of Chowchow

1. Noun. An American pickled relish made from mixed vegetables. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chowchow

1. a relish of mixed pickles in mustard [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chowchow

chousing
chousingha
chousinghas
chout
chouts
choux
choux pastries
choux pastry
chow
chow chow
chow down
chow hall
chow halls
chow line
chow mein
chowchow (current term)
chowchows
chowder
chowder-head
chowder-headed
chowder-heads
chowder head
chowder heads
chowdered
chowderhead
chowderheaded
chowderheads
chowdering
chowderlike
chowders

Literary usage of Chowchow

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1. An Old World, as Seen Through Young Eyes, Or, Travels Around the World by Ellen Hardin Walworth (1876)
"... BURNT DISTRICT"—A chowchow HOUSE—A JAPANESE THEATRE—A DAY GAINED. UNFORTUNATELY we chose a rainy day for visiting Yedo. The streets are not paved and ..."

2. Journal of the American Asiatic Association by American Asiatic Association (1911)
"The promoters are said to be men of capital in Kai-Ying-Chow and chowchow-fu, and a large proportion of the required capital is already subscribed. ..."

3. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1843)
"The channel is not quite uvo cables' length wide, and should only be attempted at slack tide, for the chowchow water renders a vessel unmanageable. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"chowchow, a. Mixed of several sorts. Christ, я. The Anointed, The Messiah, Je*us. Immanuel, The Saviour, The Redeemer, The Mediator, The Intercessor, ..."

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