Definitions

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  • proper n. A town in Japan
  • n. The Shimada-mage traditional hairstyle for women in Japan in legend said to have been invented by the yujo (遊女, prostitutes) of Shimada

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Examples

  • My head was turned to the side as well, because I was wearing my hair in a style known as tsubushi shimada, with a dramatic chignon looped in the back, which would have been ruined if I'd put any weight on it.

    Memoirs of a Geisha

  • A couple of years later, the jorowage yields in the turn to the shinjocho [6] '(' new-butterfly 'style), or the shimada, also called takawage.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series

  • The shimada, exquisitely elaborate, is; but the more respectable the family, the smaller the form of this coiffure; geisha and joro wear a larger and loftier variety of it, which properly answers to the name takawage, or

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series

  • The hair of dead women is arranged in the manner called tabanegami, somewhat resembling the shimada extremely simplified, and without ornaments of any kind.

    Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series

  • Yukinari of members of the metropolitan council of Tokyo.www. n-kan.jp www. hasehira.net www. yukinari-shimada.net www. yamashita-yoko.com

    WN.com - Photown News

  • _taka-shimada_ style, tied on top with a five coloured knot of thick crape.

    Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), Retold from the Japanese Originals Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 2

  • 、and his right side woman is Yamashita Youko of members of the metropolitan council of Tokyo、 and left side man in black jacket is Shimada Yukinari of members of the metropolitan council of Tokyo.www. n-kan.jp www. hasehira.net www. yukinari-shimada.net www. yamashita-yoko.com

    WN.com - Photown News

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