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Noun: chow  chaw
  1. Informal term for a meal
    - chuck [N. Amer], eats, grub
     
  2. Breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China
    - chow chow
Noun: Chow  chaw
  1. The imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
    - Zhou, Zhou dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow dynasty

Sounds like: ciao

Derived forms: chows

Type of: dynasty, fare, spitz

Encyclopedia: Chow