from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A measure of length used in Japan, equal to 60 ken or 360 shaku or Japanese feet. See ken and shaku.


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  • : CONFIRM echo Are you sure u want to Lock the folder (Y/N) set/p "cho = >" if % cho% = = Y goto LOCK if % cho% = = y goto LOCK if % cho% = = n goto END if % cho% = = N goto END echo Invalid choice. goto CONFIRM

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  • The stuff known as cho dofu is, well, explosive stuff.

    Is There a Herpetologist in the House? - The Panda's Thumb

  • They cover an area of 22,000,000 cho, that is six-tenths of the territory of the empire.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The cry of "enemy" will scarcely set an Igorot community astir sooner than will the cry of "cho'-chon."

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  • Phoon, 36, found out that the meat tasted different because the chicken, called cho kai in Chinese, was being fed and reared the organic way.


  • The "cho" and the "wa" tend to run together to where it is almost a 3 syllable sound.


  • One of them, C. robertsi, is eaten in China and Tibet, where it has mysterious names such as the Chinese tung chong ha cho, meaning 'winter worm summer grass' sometimes shortened to tung chong cho, which translates even more puzzlingly as 'winter worm grass'.

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  • Rrr. So jump out, jump out, get your groove on .... get out'cho 'house girl, and give me a kiss.

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  • Says Frank "If we row only four miles an hour in fifty-four days we could finish the trip." cho: "We'll see you in France or we'll see you in Heaven!"

    Harbo and Samuelson

  • "Sure -- I'll make vanilla, an 'cho'late, an' strawberry, an 'ev'rything," declared Freddie.

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  • Used in OED2 definition of ri, but not itself defined there; by inference, a little more than 100 meters. Defined in MW3 as a Japanese unit of land area equivalent to about 2.5 acres.

    December 8, 2007