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joss stick

n.
A stick of incense of the kind burned before a Chinese shrine or religious image.

joss stick

n
a stick of dried perfumed paste, giving off a fragrant odour when burnt as incense

joss′ stick`


n.
a thin stick of a dried, fragrant paste, burned as incense before a joss.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.joss stick - a slender stick of incense burned before a joss by the Chinesejoss stick - a slender stick of incense burned before a joss by the Chinese
incense - a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned
Translations
عود البَخّور
vonná tyčinka
røgelsespind
füstölõ rudacska
reykelsisstöng
smilkalas
vīraka nūjiņa
voňavá tyčinka
Çin buhurdanı

joss stick

[ˈdʒɒsstɪk] Npebete m

joss stick

joss stick

[ˈdʒɒsˌstɪk] nbastoncino d'incenso

joss stick

(ˈdʒosstik)
a stick of incense used eg to give a sweet smell to a room.
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