Chinese puzzle

noun

Definition of Chinese puzzle

1 : an intricate or ingenious puzzle
2 : something intricate and obscure

First Known Use of Chinese puzzle

circa 1815, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Chinese puzzle was circa 1815

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“Chinese puzzle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chinese%20puzzle. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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