Definition of chowchow
1 : a Chinese preserve of ginger, fruits, and peels in heavy syrup
2 : a relish of chopped mixed pickles in mustard sauce
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Pinckney was at the dinner that night, trying to acknowledge and refute history over watermelon brandy, chowchow, shrimp pie, chapon chasseur, and truffled squab served with silver ewers of walnut ketchup.
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Origin and Etymology of chowchow
Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food
First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
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