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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bushido  \Bu"shi`do`\  (b[=oo]"sh[=e]`d[=o]`),  n.  [Jap.  bu 
  military  +  shi  knight  +  d[=o]  way  doctrine,  principle.] 
  The  unwritten  code  of  moral  principles  regulating  the  actions 
  of  the  Japanese  knighthood,  or  Samurai;  the  chivalry  of 
  Japan. 
 
  Unformulated  Bushido  was  and  still  is  the  animating 
  spirit,  the  motor  force  of  our  country.  --Inazo 
  Nitob['e]. 




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