Definitions

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  • n. An extract or preparation of opium, used in China and India for smoking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An extract or preparation of opium, used in China and India for smoking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Opium prepared for smoking.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A buyer from that lab, a biochemist scouting for new sources, happened to arrive at the Thai outpost just as Smarty Pants II was landing there with a cargo of chandoo.

    Villa Incognito

  • Within an hour, thanks to Stubblefield's XXL personality and the demonstrable quality of the Fan Nan Nan chandoo, they made a deal.

    Villa Incognito

  • The stuff was barely fit for a peasant's pipe unless purified and turned into the paste called chandoo.

    Villa Incognito

  • The next step was the refinement of the chandoo paste into a powder that was a hop and a skip away from morphine, morphine being a jump away from heroin.

    Villa Incognito

  • He'd been comfortable neither with the raw O nor the chandoo, and now he took a stand.

    Villa Incognito

  • Thus, while chandoo might be a more profitable commodity than raw poppy bricks, the big bucks were in the dangerous and stupid stuff.

    Villa Incognito

  • "It is prepared chandoo, not raw cake," says the Opium Queen pathetically.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • It was only a step under the companion to where half a ton of the best chandoo was to be had; Josiah would never grudge a skewerful in such a good cause, I was sure.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • Handsome pocket money, if you like - and easier to earn than falling off a log, for whatever the Pekin government said, the Hong merchants would cut Confucius's throat to buy a ton of chandoo, whoever offered it.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • Gad, though, if that slut hadn't begged for a pipe of chandoo, I'd have been in a pretty fix, with Ward panicking, the Navy's suspicions aroused, and myself flat-footed when they came aboard and started rummaging.

    Flashman And The Dragon

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