from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pongee fabric of even color made originally from silk produced by the silkworms of Henan (formerly Honan), China.
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He had already won Lady Spilsbury's heart by recommending to her the _honan tcha_, or Tartar tea, which enables the Tartars to digest raw flesh, and tinges water of a red colour.
| One | Ni goot wack | Me ta tin | Kay nay tay | Itla honan |
9 December 2009 william honan - Fabius Maximus @ 12: 01 am
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