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Bushido

[boo-shee-daw] /ˈbu ʃiˌdɔ/
noun
1.
(in feudal Japan) the code of the samurai, stressing unquestioning loyalty and obedience and valuing honor above life.
Also, bushido.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Japanese bushidō, equivalent to bushi warrior (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese military + shì gentleman) + way (< Middle Chinese; see judo)
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Bushido

/ˌbuːʃɪˈdəʊ/
noun
1.
(sometimes not capital) the feudal code of the Japanese samurai, stressing self-discipline, courage and loyalty
Word Origin
C19: from Japanese bushi warrior (from Chinese wushih) + way (from Chinese tao)
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bushido

n.

1898, from Japanese, said to mean literally "military-knight way."

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