kaoliang : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n sorghums of China and Manchuria having small white or brown grains (used for food) and dry pithy stalks (used for fodder, fuel and thatching)
- Along a battered railway in North Shansi, where the year's last tasseled kaoliang still stands unreaped, the biggest, bloodiest battle in a year of China's civil war has just ended.
- Chinese guerrillas watched spring send up the first sprouts of kaoliang (sorghum), whose endless square miles of six-foot stalks will soon hide the soldiers from Japanese planes.
- From the dense fields of kaoliang lining each side of the highway came a spatter of small-arms fire.
- Matthew Lien in Taipei Times
I think he was doubtful and kind of 'humored' by the idea,said Lien. "But nevertheless he gave me a bottle of kaoliang and signed his name on it with the date and gave it to me and said if I succeed, (I should) bring it back and we would...