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Definition of Kendo
1. a Japanese sport [n -DOS]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kendo
kendo (current term)
Literary usage of Kendo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. My Apingi Kingdom: With Life in the Great Sahara, and Sketches of the Chase by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1871)
"The natives called it kendo. It was entirely a new species to me. ... I remember the first time I met a kendo I was with my great friend ..."
2. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Accounts of the by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1868)
"Invested with the kendo.—Palm-oil. — Palm-wine.— Drunkenness universal.— Tattooing.—Dress of the Women.—Lack of Modesty.—I am claimed as a Hut- band. ..."
3. The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World by John George Wood (1882)
"Even he was very much frightened, and continued beating his '' kendo," or magic ... The " kendo " is a very remarkable badge of office. It is bell-shaped, ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Old English Language: Compiled from Writings of the XII by Francis Henry Stratmann (1878)
"28; fat it were comen of riche kendo LAI LE FR. 138; cunde (pi.?) о. А. N. 88; сотр. god-, i-, ... 53 (55); kendo SHOREH. ..."