from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See chow1.
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- n. breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China
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In fact you'd hear "chow, chow chow chow"; you heared it like that.