from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large glazed earthenware jar, containing from 60 to 100 gallons, used in China for storing water.
- n. A kind of ovenlike erection built of bricks, used in the northern provinces of China and in Manchuria as a bed, fire being placed underneath it in winter. Kangs are about three feet high, and vary in size; some of those provided in inns and hostelries afford sleeping-accommodation for many persons.
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