Definition of Tosas
1. tosa [n] - See also: tosa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tosas
Literary usage of Tosas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Missionary's Life in the Land of the Gods by Isaac Dooman (1914)
"His work is very delicate and minute, but it lacks the vigor of the early tosas. In recent years the school was greatly revived by the strong individuality ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"... designated by another Latin adjective termination, that in osut, which some grammarians affirm generally to denote weight or labour, as lalor'tosas, ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1887)
"... pictures—men of big' culture in all that constitutes Japanese education—he has no dai to a share in the consideration allotted to the tosas and Kanos, ..."