- a large dog, usually red in colour, which is a cross between a mastiff and a Great Dane: originally developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized as a breed by kennel clubs outside Japan
C20: from the name of a province of the island of Shikoku, Japan
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"Such an enemy is not much to be feared," said the Prince of Tosa.
Tosa then withdrew, that he might not hear Fatkoura's reply.
Towards noon the Prince of Tosa entered Fatkoura's room abruptly.
"One or several, and as much baggage as you choose," said the Prince of Tosa.
The Prince of Tosa also scanned the young waiting-maid from time to time.