Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the two classes of modern Japanese nobility, corresponding to the old territorial nobility.

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Examples

  • Kutani ware Nipponese Kempeitai kuzushi Nipponese, adj. kwaiken Nipponian, adj. sub kwazoku Nipponism sub kyogen nipponize, vb. sub kyoto, adj.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1

  • 16 This is a fine example of a samurai kaimyo The kaimyo of kwazoku or samurai are different from those of humbler dead; and a Japanese, by a single glance at an ihai, can tell at once to what class of society the deceased belonged, by the Buddhist words used.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series

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