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chopstick

n. (usu. pl. – Farrington 1615 as choppstickes) Food One of a pair of slender sticks used in Oriental countries (and in Western Oriental restaurants) to lift food to the mouth. 89 more words

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She Is

To put this quite simply, I don’t really think she understands everything that she is to me.

She doesn’t really pay attention, and trying to tell her in person never really goes that well, because, well, for every tale to tell, sometimes the brain won’t tell, leaving you behind, living life behind but I refuse to be the tail. 294 more words

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Advice on advice

Advice is a dangerous thing. You most need it when you’re most naive, which just happens to be when you’re least able to distinguish between the bad and the good. 720 more words

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Chinese clover

n. (by 1909) Bot. The Japanese and Chinese milk vetch, cultivated for forage and fertilizer for rice fields – cf. Japan clover.
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Chinese artichoke

n. (1902) Bot. a hardy perennial (Stachys affinis), native to Japan and China and cultivated for its crisp, edible tubers.
(Cannon, Garland. 1996.  17 more words

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chaw(e)

(Farrington and O 1616) Drink (Obs.) Cha (which has replaced chaw), as still found in British “a cuppa char”.
(Cannon, Garland. 1996. The Japanese Contributions to the English Language: An Historical Dictionary 47 more words

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chawan

(Terry 1930) Drink a tea bowl, usu. employed in the tea ceremony as black raku ware 楽焼
(Cannon, Garland. 1996. The Japanese Contributions to the English Language: An Historical Dictionary 14 more words

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