鼓洪爐燎毛髮

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Chinese[edit]

 
convex; drum; to rouse; to beat
a large oven singe the head and body hair of a person
trad. (鼓洪爐燎毛髮) 洪爐 毛髮
simp. (鼓洪炉燎毛发) 洪炉 毛发

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to light a big oven so that one can burn (a person's) body and head hair

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

鼓洪爐燎毛髮

  1. (archaic) overkill; to go way overboard; to use a sledge hammer

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