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  • noun A very light, thin silken material made in China; silk gauze.

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  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport or Rainbow Bridge International Airport (上海虹橋國際機場).

    October 21, 2008

  • From a wikipedia article:

    In ancient Egyptian art, the Set animal, or sha, is the totemic animal of the god Set...Unlike other totemic animals, the Set animal is not easily identifiable in the modern animal world. Today, there is a general agreement among Egyptologists that it was never a real creature and existed only in ancient Egyptian imagination. In recent years, there have been many attempts by zoologists to find the Set animal in nature.

    July 23, 2019