Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Japanese measure of surface, being a square ken, or 35.6 square feet.
- From Japanese 壺 (tsubo). (Wiktionary)
“Her fingers moved along my spine, seeking the knotted tsubo points, pressing.”
“She worked on the tsubo point, and warmth flowed, and hope flowed with it.”
“Thus 2,500 _tsubo_ of ground (24 acres) were obtained for the building of a new _kyakubun goten_.”
“These incomes were collected and transmitted by officials of the Bakufu, but not a tsubo of land was under the control of either sovereign or prince.”
“The shiro is variously reckoned at from 5\% to 7.12 tsubo (1 tsubo = 36 square feet).”
“Taking the shiro as 6 tsubo, the above three areas total 1000 acres approximately.”
“The calculation was very simple: one tsubo corresponded to one mon, so that one kwan-mon represented one thousand tsubo for the purposes of this assessment.”
“* The cho was equal to 10 tan, and the tan comprised 360 tsubo, the tsubo being a square of 6 feet side.”
“One tsubo, a standard measure of property area in Japan, is 3.3 square meters or 35.5 square feet.”
“Japanese doctors first recognized this syndrome around 1990 and named it Takotsubo cardiomyopathy; tako tsubo are octopus traps that resemble the unusual pot-like shape of the stricken heart.”
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