chow-chow chow-chow (chou"chou`), n. 1. chopped pickles in mustard sauce.

Syn: chowchow. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a Chinese preserve of mixed fruits and ginger.

Syn: chowchow. [WordNet 1.5]

3. a breed of thick-coated medium-sized dogs with fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in north China.

Syn: chow, chow chow. [WordNet 1.5]

{Chowchow chop}, the last lighter containing the small sundry packages sent off to fill up a ship. --S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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