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tang

(tăng)
1. A strong taste or flavor.
2. A long, slender projection or prong forming a part of a chisel, file, or knife.
3. In dentistry, an apparatus for joining the rests and retainers to palatal or lingual bars of a denture.
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But the following passage, which shimmers with that Christian lexicon and iconography which populate Wright's poems, makes me stop and consider why Wright would imply that this moment of Christian devotion belongs to the T'ang Dynasty.
During the two centuries of relations between the Emperors of Tibet and the T'ang dynasty of China, the Chinese were regularly defeated either on their own doorstepts or at the four garrisons in East Turkestan (5).
"The Fifth Watch of the Night" (Chien T'ang, Ch'ing Dynasty).
A forgotten T'ang restoration: The Daoist dispensation after Huang Ch'ao.
And it may very well be that Snyder's famously honed-down, colloquial language, his clipped phrasings and matter-of-fact precision, owes as much to the speech of those men he worked with as it does to the influence of Pound or Williams, or the lessons of the haiku masters and T'ang dynasty poets.
In the T'ang dynasty there are the first records of a dish similar to modern ice-cream which was made from fermented milk mixed with flour and camphor and then refrigerated in ice chambers.
The Influence of the Tao-te ching on Emperor T'ang T'ai-tsung (r.
BOL, THIS CULTURE OF OURS: INTELLECTUAL TRANSITION IN T'ANG AND SUNG CHINA 233-246 (1992); ON-CHO & Q.
CHRISTOPHER Columbus returns home to discover that half of Spain is now ruled by Arabs, and the T'ang Dynasty attempts to break up China into a Federation of non-hierarchical eco hamlets, as Rob Newman's comic reverse history lesson continues.
She drifts within a mist of anxious ink beneath the surface of the Ch'ien T'ang River.
Camera (color/B&W, DV), Goh Meng-hing, Paul Lenng; editor, Low Hwee-ling; music, Kelly Tang, T'ang Quartet.
A Foo Dog dating back to the T'ang Dynasty was the inspiration for this porcelain model, pounds 145, by Halcyon Days, orderline 0800 515 925 or www.halcyondays.co.uk