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  *楚* | 楚* | *楚
surname Chu / abbr. for Hubei 湖北省 and Hunan 湖南省 provinces together / Chinese kingdom during the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (722-221 BC)
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  *楚* | 楚* | *楚
distinct / clear / orderly / pain / suffering / deciduous bush used in Chinese medicine (genus Vitex) / punishment cane (old)
(fig.) gulf / chasm / wide gap / (originally) the Hong Canal in Henan, which in ancient times formed the border between enemies Chu and Han 漢|汉
Mao Sui recommends himself (idiom); to offer one's services (in the style of Mao Sui offering his services to king of Chu of the Warring states)
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  *郢* | 郢* | *郢
Ying, ancient capital of Chu in Hubei, Jianling county 江陵縣|江陵县
Seven Powerful States of the Warring States, namely: 齊|齐, , , 韓|韩, 趙|赵, and
Baiju war of 506 BC, in which Wu scored a crushing victory over Chu
Mao Sui (third century BC), who proverbially offered his services to the King of Chu , see 毛遂自薦|毛遂自荐
to beg while playing the xiao (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
lit. Ying writes a letter and Yan reads it / fig. to misinterpret the original meaning / to pile up errors / refers to the letter from capital of in which the inadvertent words "hold up the candle" are mistaken by the minister of as "promote the wise"
to beg while playing the xiao (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician


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