Pronunciation: (shOO), [key]
—pl. chouxPronunciation: (shOOz for 1; shOO for 2). [key]
1. a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman's dress, hat, etc.
2. See cream puff.
Pronunciation: (jō), [key]
a dynasty in China, 1122?–256 b.c., marked by the division of China into separate feudal states and the emergence of important philosophical schools, esp. Confucianism and Taoism. Also,Chow,Zhou.
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