Origin of joss stick
Examples from the Web for joss stick
Sometimes he would burn a joss-stick beneath its branches and kneel down and pray.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
She then returned with the joss-stick in her hand, and gave it to her husband, who was kneeling on the hearth-rug.
Somebody lighted a Chinese joss-stick, perhaps to kill the aroma of defunct cigarettes.Iole|Robert W. Chambers
There's always a little bit of it smouldering in my heart like a joss-stick.Arundel|Edward Frederic Benson
"That is true," said Hwei dropping the joss-stick, and sat in his chair with a puzzled face.