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南冠楚囚
Pinyin
nán guān chǔ qiú
Explanation
Meaning
南冠:楚国在南方,因此称楚冠为南冠。本指被俘的楚国囚犯。后泛称囚犯或战俘。
Context
《左传·成公九年》:“晋侯观于军府,见钟仪,问之曰:‘南冠而絷者,谁也?’有司对曰:‘郑人所献楚囚也。’使税之,召而吊之。再拜稽首。”
Example
鲈鱼正美不归去,空戴南冠学楚囚。 ◎唐·赵嘏《长安秋夕》诗
 
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