joss house

noun

: a Chinese temple or shrine

Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of joss house was in 1771

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“Joss house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joss%20house. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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