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noun plural hui or huis NZ
  1. a conference, meeting, or other gathering
  2. informal a party
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Historical Examples

  • Of what use, asked his great rival, is Hui Tzu to the world?

    The Civilization Of China

    Herbert A. Giles

  • The Master said, Never listless when spoken to, such was Hui.

  • He knew the worth of Liu-hsia Hui, and did not stand by him.

  • The Master said, Hui is almost faultless, and he is often empty.

  • After the word had gone forth, Hui was never backward in his deeds.