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◎ 柜子,匣子:~藏(cáng )(喻待价而沽)。买~还(huán)珠(喻没有眼光,取舍不当)。
◎ 棺。
Noun
  1. (形声。从木,卖声。本义:木柜,木匣)
  2. 同本义 [box;casket]
    龟玉毁于椟中。——《论语·季氏》
  3. 又如:椟玉(收藏在匣中的美玉);椟匮(匣柜);椟栌(汲水器具);椟丸(古代盛箭的器具)
  4. 盛饭菜的食盒 [mess tin]。如:椟食(以盒供食)
  5. 棺材 [coffin]。如:椟槥(小棺材)
  • 买椟还珠 ( 買櫝還珠 ) mǎi dú -huán zhū
    [show lack of judgement as one who buys the glittering casket and return the pearls to the seller] 买珠只取包装的盒子而退还珠子。比喻没有眼光,取舍失当

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