Definitions of t'âi-p'ing

  1. t[= i]- ping', n. the name given by foreigners to one of the followers of Hung Hsiû-ch'wan ( S'eiw-tseuen), who raised the standard of rebellion in China in 1851, and whose enterprise was finally suppressed in 1865 mainly through the vigour of Colonel Charles (' Chinese') Gordon, the hero of Khartoum.