Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A silver coin of Annam and Cambodia, equivalent to a string of 600 cash or to 4 francs.
  • noun A Japanese unit of weight, equal to 1,000 momme or 8.28 pounds avoirdupois.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Super bonus points to the congregation that finds a way to squeeze "kwan" or "zaa" into the name, too.

    Philocrites: November 2004 Archives

  • Super bonus points to the congregation that finds a way to squeeze "kwan" or "zaa" into the name, too.

    Philocrites: Chrismukkah in a UU congregation near you.

  • When a coin du feu feels good! le coin du feu (kwan dew fuuh) noun, masculine

    Jules

  • Some of us stay married because along with fancy schools, tae kwan do lessons, and home-cooked organic food, the two-parent marriage is another impressive — and rare — attainment to bestow on our fragile, gifted children.

    Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

  • Some of us stay married because along with fancy schools, tae kwan do lessons, and home-cooked organic food, the two-parent marriage is another impressive — and rare — attainment to bestow on our fragile, gifted children.

    Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

  • "I know there are concerns that regional security is unstable due to the Cheonan incident," President Lee told Wen and Hatoyama during a summit Sunday, according to presidential adviser Lee Dong-kwan.

    China Avoids Backing Sanctions For NKorea

  • "I know there are concerns that regional security is unstable due to the Cheonan incident," President Lee told Wen and Hatoyama during a summit Sunday, according to presidential adviser Lee Dong-kwan.

    China Avoids Backing Sanctions For NKorea

  • Its both of us, or I do my tae kwan do routine and he eats you.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • Its both of us, or I do my tae kwan do routine and he eats you.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • Its both of us, or I do my tae kwan do routine and he eats you.

    Dancing with Werewolves

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.