She waited the reply, eyes cast down on the tatami, for she at least had some remains of modesty.
Roughly her ladyship threw her aside, face upward on the tatami.
A score of wine casks lay tumbled, the liquor spilled on the tatami.
The place completely surrounded, tatami were taken from the neighbouring houses for use as shields against the arrows.
An excuse for the neglect of cats is that they scratch woodwork and tatami and insist on carrying their food into the best room.
In the course of a few weeks O'Iwa was living in one room, furnished with three tatami in lieu of the usual twelve in number.
As far as Kwaiba was concerned he might as well have thrust it into the straw matting (tatami) at his feet.
Respectfully he pressed the letter to his forehead, bowing with extended hands on the tatami; the money he did not touch.
Allow him to die in Yotsuya, upon the tatami; not on the bare earth, to be thrown on the moor for dogs to gnaw.
The multitudes of fleas that infest the normal Japanese home are convincing proof of the real state of the "tatami."
1610s, from Japanese tatami.