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King Zhou of Shang (11th century BC), notorious as a cruel tyrant

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(bound form) Zhou, pejorative name given posthumously to the last king of the Shang dynasty 商紂王|商纣王 (the name refers to a crupper 紂|纣, the piece of horse tack most likely to be soiled by the horse)
King Wu of Zhou 周武王 overthrows tyrant Zhou of Shang 商紂王|商纣王
lit. helping tyrant Zhou 商紂王|商纣王 in his oppression (idiom) / fig. to take the side of the evildoer / giving succor to the enemy

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