joss stick

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to joss stick

a slender stick of incense burned before a joss by the Chinese

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Last night, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "Our investigation at the time concluded the cause of the fire was a joss stick.
Returning to Brighton in the event won by Best One, Joss Stick was still in front of his old mucker when squeezed out at the furlong pole, losing all chance.
The scene Llandegfan, A joss stick is a stick of incense.
He used it to settle some very old scores - and one of the oldest was that his then girlfriend Anita Pallenberg got frisky with Mick on the s e t of Performance when she was meant to be lighting only Keith's joss stick.
This small town has more than 25 joss stick manufacturing units.
Mixed with gum Arabic to make it all stick together, and charcoal to make it burn, when lit, the pastilles acted just like a joss stick.
Kevin Ghunowa found himself in trouble with the stewards for his ride on Joss Stick and will be out of action from June 24-27 after being found guilty of careless riding.
Fortunately, the shoot was taking place near Primrose Hill, the posh celebrity-filled area of London where there were more upmarket organic supermarkets than you could shake a joss stick at.
He was clearly suited by the strong early pace that day and, with stablemate Joss Stick lining up, the seven-year-old should again have the race run to suit.
Seb Sanders is worth noting when he teams up with Peter Makin, which is the case in the Stay At The Wolverhampton Holiday Inn Handicap where he partners Joss Stick.
The Joss Stick (or Masala incense as it is also known) was brought to China by Buddhist monks around 200 c.
CHANGING Rooms designer Laura McCree may think breeze-block seats, concrete joss stick holders and purple and pink paint are right for some people's homes - but her own place is far more cosy.
The colt's three-year-old half-brother Joss Stick was a dual winner for Peter Makin before joining Ron Harris at the Horses In Training Sale at Tattersalls last month.
If a man starts burning a joss stick, and heating up the tofu, he's out the door.
He can show just how far ahead of the game he is by accounting for last-time winners Ten Down, Joss Stick and Ben, all of whom have been contesting races weaker than this.