from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See seppuku.
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- n. Ceremonial suicide by disembowelment, as by slicing open the abdomen with a dagger or knife: formerly practised in Japan by the Samurai when disgraced or sentenced to death.
- n. Suicide or any suicidal action.
- n. An act against one's own interests.
Bxc6+ is called "hara-kiri" by Emms because of 13...bxc6 14.
Coming out in such an environment would be professional hara-kiri.
Aaaah, more “Christian” views from the teabagging terrorist hick leader: Who Would Jesus hara-kiri?
Dearest Glenda Becky, those who practice hara-kiri use swords, not knives you feckless fcuking degenerate MORON.
Can I reach out, steal one, and perform hara-kiri in the marble bathtub?
If she found any, she would say it would be ignominious to be dirty when I was beheaded (it is sometimes honorable for a samurai to commit hara-kiri and then be beheaded).
But now Harry Reid, the electorally doomed Majority Leader, is said to be signaling his willingness to commit hara-kiri for Obama.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today announced that he will NOT run for president in 2012 -- a fact Christie had previously tried to prove by threatening to commit hara-kiri on national television.
I came to a startling conclusion that I was being set up to commit hara-kiri, a ritual suicide.
I certainly was not going to kill myself, although I kept looking behind me, for the traditional Japanese seppuku also known as hara-kiri ceremony involves an attendant who chops off your head with a sword at the moment you are supposed to plunge the dagger into your abdomen.
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