Definition of Netsukes

1. Noun. (plural of netsuke) ¹



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Definition of Netsukes

1. netsuke [n] - See also: netsuke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Netsukes

netput
netputs
netraising
netrin
netrins
netroots
netropsin
nets
netsful
netsplit
netsplits
netsplitted
netsplitting
netsuke
netsukes (current term)
netsurfer
netsurfers
netsurfing
nett
nettable
netted
netted melon
netter
netters
nettier
netties
nettiest
netting
nettings

Literary usage of Netsukes

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1. The Arts of Japan by Edward Dillon (1906)
"... of the Netsuke—Materials—The Manju Netsuke—Carvers of netsukes—Masks. WE have seen^that the two swords that the Japanese samurai carried at his side may ..."

2. Japan as Seen and Described by Famous Writers by Esther Singleton (1904)
"The netsukes of the first maker of this name are held in high esteem and are of great rarity, and it is probably also the case with his netsukes that few of ..."

3. The Empire of the East: A Simple Account of Japan as it Was, Is, and Will be by Helen Barrett Montgomery (1909)
"netsukes were nearly always representations of the human figure, ... The material of which netsukes were made varied, and consisted of ivory, wood horns, ..."

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