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Chow

An obsolete Indian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 0.389 grams.
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When the shelves of the root cellar had been filled with canned corn, beans, pickles and chow-chow, Dad would buy 50 pounds of red beans and 50 pounds of white beans.
The afternoon saw us at a chow-chow club event, to which the Man-in-Charge had been invited.
The two-year-old chow-chow was dumped in Elgin, Moray, and the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals believe it had not eaten properly for weeks.
AUGUST: Another pounds 800 chow-chow, pounds 20,000 box at Manchester Arena for unlimited gigs, five-star dining.
Dog owners called in the police and ordered a post mortem examination when their beloved pet, Bugsy the Chow-Chow, "went berserk" and died just hours after a stay in kennels.