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寸蹏尺缣
Pinyin
cùn
English
inch / a unit of length / thumb
Explanation
Meaning
喻收受小贿。蹏,“ 蹄 ”的古字,兽蹄,缣,黄色的细绢。 清 吴伟业 《梅村诗话》:“貪吏放手無罰,而寸蹏尺縑,輒加逮治。”

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