[koh-koo; Japanese kaw-koo]
- a Japanese unit of dry measure equivalent to 5.12 bushels (1.8 hectoliters).
Origin of koku
< Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese hú measure
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Examples from the Web for koku
Had the stranger sneaked into the laboratory while Koku's back was turned?
At this moment Koku reappeared, saying the intruder had vanished.
Koku, stay on guard here from now on until I return from Cuba.
These, again, are subdivided into eighty-five provinces (koku or kumi).Japan
"Well, that Koku is certainly a wonderful giant," said Ned, with a laugh.Tom Swift and his Photo Telephone