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ching British & World English

An abrupt high-pitched ringing sound, typically one made by a cash register

I Ching British & World English

An ancient Chinese manual of divination based on eight symbolic trigrams and sixty-four hexagrams, interpreted in terms of the principles of yin and yang. It was included as one of the ‘five classics’ of Confucianism

I Ching New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

ancient Chinese manual of divination

ka-ching British & World English

Used to represent the sound of a cash register, especially with reference to making money

Tao-te-Ching British & World English

The central Taoist text, ascribed to Lao-tzu, the traditional founder of Taoism. Apparently written as a guide for rulers, it defined the Tao, or way, and established the philosophical basis of Taoism

Qing British & World English

A dynasty established by the Manchus that ruled China 1644–1911. Its overthrow in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen and his supporters ended imperial rule in China

Ch'ing in Qing British & World English

A dynasty established by the Manchus that ruled China 1644–1911. Its overthrow in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen and his supporters ended imperial rule in China

Qing New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

dynasty that ruled China 1644–1912

ker-ching in ka-ching British & World English

Used to represent the sound of a cash register, especially with reference to making money