a very complicated puzzle.
anything very complicated or perplexing.
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Origin of Chinese puzzle
First recorded in 1805–15
Words nearby Chinese puzzle
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British Dictionary definitions for Chinese puzzle
an intricate puzzle, esp one consisting of boxes within boxes
a complicated problem
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