A Chinese religious statue or idol.
More example sentences
- And last year, Italians spent over 450m euros on fortune tellers, faith - healers, holy men and joss - stick burners of every flavour.
- Producers proudly displayed products such as joss and incense sticks, belt buckles, knives textiles, scissors and papier-mâché items.
early 18th century: from Javanese dejos, from obsolete Portuguese deos, from Latin deus 'god'.