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  • Listeners familiar with Levi's prevalent use of the modified guitar called a "chu" on Jewellery and in live performances will undoubtedly hear the connection.

    Daniel J. Kushner: Audio Outliers: Rediscovering Recent Gems in Experimental Music

  • The phrase Shengren chu, Huanghe qing When a great man emerges, the Yellow River will run clear was once an aspiration.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Indeed, it was said that "Yongchang produces exotic goods" (Yonchang chu yiwu) .93 Significantly, the word chu means not only "produce" but also "export," implying that the goods considered "exotic" were probably not locally produced.

    Between Winds and Clouds: The Making of Yunnan (Second Century BCE to Twentieth Century CE)

  • A few small, poorly made wooden dishes, called "chu'-yu," are found in each dwelling, from which the people eat broth of fish or other meats.

    The Bontoc Igorot

  • The 'chu' in chutoro means 'middle', implying a less fatty piece of tuna.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • (Inter alie, tial mi preferas la ho-metodo por skribi esperanton vortojn kiel ekzemple 'chu', 'danghera' kaj 'shi' (kun uzo de - en vortoj kiel flug-haveno) sen neceso de specialaj literoj, kiuj ne ekzistas en nacilingvoj)

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  • I am only about 1/8 Cajun (my mom's mom was a Matte from Eunice; all our other grandparents were Irish, English or Swiss), and Laney's conclusion really chapped my "chu," so I can only imagine how pure Cajuns who saw that article must feel deeply, unjustly accused.

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  • I started with "Blue Chu": I was just getting into anime at the time, and hearing 'chu' a lot in relation to mice and rats made me think it was the translation, but a visit to a Japanese / English dictionary dispelled that notion.

    The Bronze Blog

  • Dey say de w'ite folks is gwine ter bu'n all de cullud schools an 'chu'ches, an' kill all de niggers dey kin ketch.

    The Marrow of Tradition

  • "Now, I've said ernuff; day's no use fur ter keep er talkin ', an' all you backslidin 'chu'ch membahs, tremblin' sinners, an 'weepin' monahs, come up hyear dis ebenin ', an' try ter git erroun 'dem s'ords an' dem famines.

    Diddi, Dumps, and Tot

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