Sentence Examples


  • The "Chinese sacred lily" or "joss flower" is a form of N.
  • The Chinese have their joss-houses and the Mahommedans a few small mosques, but the vast majority of the native inhabitants are pagans who have no buildings set apart for religious purposes.
  • Temple (or Joss-house) Hill, which commands the town and harbour close to the beach, is 122 ft.
  • Galbanum, myrrh, stacte, frankincense, calamus, cassia and cinnamon, were all of them used in perfumes, even the myrrh being probably the kind distinguished at the present time in the Bombay market as perfumed myrrh or bissabol, which still forms an ingredient of the joss sticks used as incense in the temples in China.
 
 

How would you define joss? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus