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  • noun A large glazed earthenware jar, containing from 60 to 100 gallons, used in China for storing water.
  • noun A kind of ovenlike erection built of bricks, used in the northern provinces of China and in Manchuria as a bed, fire being placed underneath it in winter. Kangs are about three feet high, and vary in size; some of those provided in inns and hostelries afford sleeping-accommodation for many persons.

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  • The Chinese are a numerous crew

    So intimate moments are few,

    But on top of a kang

    They'll bed a whole gang!

    Who knows what adventures ensue?

    September 23, 2015