joss house

noun

Definition of joss house

: a Chinese temple or shrine

First Known Use of joss house

1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Joss house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joss%20house. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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