Joss - What does it mean?

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joss

English

Noun

(es)
  • A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.
  • Luck.
  • * 1977 , , The Honourable Schoolboy , Folio Society 2010, p. 178:
  • She had twisted a piece of heather into her mail box for good joss , and this was the safety signal.

    Derived terms

    * joss stick * joss paper * joss house

    References

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    Not English

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