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See also: 铁公鸡

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ChineseEdit

iron cock; rooster
trad. (鐵公雞) 公雞
simp. (铁公鸡) 公鸡

EtymologyEdit

First part of the xiehouyu 鐵公雞——一毛不拔 (literally iron rooster—not a feather to pluck).

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NounEdit

鐵公雞

  1. (xiehouyu, figuratively) cheapskate; scrooge (Classifier: m c)

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