Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A territorial and administrative division of the old Germanic state which included several villages or communities, and seems to have corresponded at first to the hundred, but later to a division more nearly resembling a modern county. The word still forms part of several place-names, as Oberammergau in Bavaria.
“It's in red, since red is lucky in China. .and its the character for gau, which is the number 9. .which is also lucky ...”
“Modern kitchens offer shortcuts for preparing specialties such as gau, the sticky rice cake that traditionally would be steamed for several hours.”
“Yes | No | Report from J4huntfish wrote 1 week 5 days ago matt wasson i got some shells for 12 gau. thanks for asking”
“In October 1939, Nazi Germany annexed the Polish town of Oswiecim, renamed it Auschwitz and incorporated it into its gau (province) of Oberschlesien (Upper Silesia) as part of the Landkreis (county) of Bielitz.”
“Put it down right by those two nice shrimp har gau”
“You can get shu mai (open topped pork and shrimp dumplings), har gau (shrimp dumplings), and pork buns everywhere.”
“Figures, Pelosi come from a state where by a vote of 4-3 judges over ruled the will & the vote of the people to appease a small portion of the population by approving gau marriage.”
“Since Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ended her African trip, the news cycle has seemingly abandoned the women of Congo -- women who soldier on despite overwhelming odds that make staying alive a gau ...”
““This one is Har gau—steamed shrimp dumplings in rice flour wrappers—and this is Caa siu baau—steamed barbecued pork buns—and we also have Cheun gyun, fried spring rolls, and Wu gok, yam puffs.””
“Dwi ddim am i'r drafodaeth rygnu yn ei blaen, gan fy mod yn credu fod llawer iawn o beth sydd wedi cael ei sgwenu yn creu darlun gwyrdroedig o'r penderfyniad i gau, a hynny am resymau gwleidyddol bwriadol.”
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a large light-coloured antelope with curled horns. L. from an African word quoted by Pliny.
any one of a group of hollow-horned...
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