Sunday, July 03, 2011
Definitions for chow
- Food, especially hearty dishes or a meal.
- "Chow down:" to eat; eat a meal, especially the main meal of the day.
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Citations for chow
The chow callers were screaming that there was one minute left before morning meal formation.
It was almost time for the chow-wagon to show-up.
Origin of chow
Chow originates among Chinese workers in California around the Gold Rush, shortened from the pidgin chow-chow, derived from cha, Chinese for "mixed."