Samshu
Samshoo Sam"shoo, Samshu Sam"shu, n. [Chinese san-shao thrice fired.] A spirituous liquor distilled by the Chinese from the yeasty liquor in which boiled rice has fermented under pressure. --S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster]

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  • samshu — ˈsam|shü, |syü noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from Chinese (Pekingese) shao1 ciu3 spirits that will burn, samshu, from shao1 to burn + chiu3 wine, spirits : an alcoholic liquor distilled in China usually from rice or large millet * * * /sam shooh,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • samshu — /sam shooh, syooh/, n. a Chinese liqueur distilled from millet or rice. [1690 1700; < dial. Chin (Guangdong) sàam sìu, akin to Chin san shao three boilings, brewings] * * * …   Universalium

  • samshu — n. Chinese liquor distilled from rice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • samshu — sam·shu …   English syllables

  • samshu —   n. Chinese liquor distilled from rice …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Samshoo — Sam shoo, Samshu Sam shu, n. [Chinese san shao thrice fired.] A spirituous liquor distilled by the Chinese from the yeasty liquor in which boiled rice has fermented under pressure. S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 白酒 — báijiǔ [arrack; white spirit mainly distilled from sorghum or maize; samshu] 中国通常用大米、 高粱等通过酿造和蒸馏所得的一种烈酒 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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