Definition of Maikos

1. Noun. (plural of maiko) ¹



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Definition of Maikos

1. maiko [n] - See also: maiko

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maikos

maieutic method
maieutical
maieutically
maieutics
maiger
maigre
maigres
maihem
maihems
maik
maikel
maiko
maikoa
maikong
maikongs
maikos (current term)
maiks
mail
mail-clad
mail-order
mail-order bride
mail-order brides
mail-order buying
mail-ordered
mail-ordering
mail-orders
mail-shell
mail boat
mail bomb
mail bombs

Literary usage of Maikos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dancing by Frazer (Lily Grove), Percy Macquoid (1895)
"No feast in Japan is considered complete without the maikos, who are taught at an early age to ... As a rule, the maikos form groups of four, posing, ..."

2. The Spell of Japan by Isabel Anderson (1914)
"Finally some wee maikos came shuffling in with their quaint dress and hair make-up, ... These maikos are girls of from ten to thirteen years of age who are ..."

3. A Jaunt in Japan, Or, Ninety Days' Leave in the Far East by S. C. F. Jackson (1899)
"The maikos passed one another across the stage and glided back along the raised passage, whence they disappeared again at the back, as the curtain went down ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1903)
"I explained that we were to dine Japanese fashion, with geishas and maikos to sing and dance for us, that evening. said, " and that, anyhow, it would keep. ..."

5. Japan as Seen and Described by Famous Writers by Esther Singleton (1904)
"But when, at the close, the troupe of geishas and maikos appears, forming (as it were) a pattern of gorgeous tropical flowers, ..."

6. In Japan: Pilgrimages to the Shrines of Art by Gaston Migeon (1908)
"These are the maikos, the young pupils. Walking in couples as a rule, they come and sit beside you like little chilly birds huddling together on a branch. ..."

7. Aloha Around the World by Karl Max Vogel (1922)
"In addition to the fully trained geishas there were also younger half - trained girls or maikos to entertain us, the latter being not more than twelve to ..."

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