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- n. simplified, and former, spelling of tongue
- n. A tung tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Simplified, and former, spellings of tongue, tongued.
- n. An old spelling of tongue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Chinese tree bearing seeds that yield tung oil
Nana himself was a burly, fat-faced rascal with curly mustachioes and a shifty look — what they call a tung admi, * (* Literally, "a tight man".) dressed in more silks and jewels than a French whore, sliding his eyes across Moore and me and whispering behind a plump hand to the woman beside him.
Nana himself was a burly, fat-faced rascal with curly mustachioes and a shifty look - what they call a tung admi, * (* Literally, "a tight man".) dressed in more silks and jewels than a French whore, sliding his eyes across Moore and me and whispering behind a plump hand to the woman beside him.
It would be unfair to say, as many do, that Mao Tse-tung is not a patriot and a nationalist.
By 1960, China was experiencing a full-blown depression of staggering proportions, a phenomenon which, according to Lenin and Mao Tse-tung is exclusively reserved for the decadent capitalist world.
Yung-p'ing-hsien lay over to the right, fifteen li from Ch'u-tung, which is protected from the elements by a bell-shaped hill at the foot of a mountain lit up with gold from the sinking sun, which dipped as I trudged along the uneven zigzag road leading across the plain of peas and beans and winter crops.
The other is at An-tung, which is important because of its situation on the Yalu River opposite the Korean frontier.
In some trees, such as tung, cessation of growth and the initiation of rest is caused by the change from long to short day-lengths.
Siding with Wilson as the controversy gained momentum, a Cambridge University classicist, Sir John Cheke, was equally repulsed by the recent developments: “I am of this opinion that our own tung should be written cleane and pure, unmixt and unmangeled with borowing of other tunges.”
The Hong Kong-listed company, controlled by the family of billionaire Cheng Yu-tung, said its net profit for the 12 months ended June 30 rose to 11.61 billion Hong Kong dollars, or about US$1. 5 billion, from HK$2. 08 billion the previous year.
The White House Communications Director praises Mao Tse-tung, one of the greatest mass murderers in all of history, as her favorite philosopher.
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