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Kishi

[kee-shee]
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noun
  1. No·bu·su·ke [naw-boo-soo-ke] /ˌnɔ bʊˈsu kɛ/, 1896–1987, Japanese statesman: premier 1958–60.
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Historical Examples

  • Kishi is one of the most frequented of these places, and there the money for the right of crossing the desert is paid.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers

    Jules Verne

  • Of more dubious antecedents is another patron of the children of Japan, Kishi Mojin, the mother of the child-demons.

    Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)

    Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

  • Once Kishi Mojin had the depraved habit of stealing any young child she could lay hands on and eating it.

    Essays in the Study of Folk-Songs (1886)

    Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco