Definition of Jiujitsu

1. Noun. A method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength.

Exact synonyms: Jujitsu, Jujutsu
Generic synonyms: Martial Art
Geographical relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon

Definition of Jiujitsu

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of jujitsu) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jiujitsu

1. jujitsu [n -S] - See also: jujitsu

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiujitsu

jitterbugs
jittered
jitterier
jitteriest
jitterily
jitteriness
jitterinesses
jittering
jitteringly
jitters
jittery
jitting
jitty
jiu
jiu-jitsu
jiujitsu (current term)
jiujitsus
jiujutsu
jiujutsus
jiva
jivanmukta
jivanmuktas
jivanmukti
jivanmuktis
jive
jive turkey
jive turkeys
jived

Literary usage of Jiujitsu

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

1. A Fantasy of Far Japan: Or, Summer Dream Dialogues by Kenchō Suematsu (1905)
"... brackens—Eating of fruits without peeling—A pet tortoise—Remarks on languages—Discourses on jiujitsu—Comparison of jiujitsu and wrestling—Japanese art ..."

2. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"These arts (Fencing, Archery and jiujitsu) were considered as an essential pan of military training for a samurai (knight). As they afford opportunities I>T ..."

3. Blue Waters and Green: And the Far East Today by Frederick Dumont Smith (1907)
"We visited the great jiujitsu school one afternoon, or rather one noon, ... This was the real jiujitsu, especially when, after the pupils were through, ..."

4. Practice of Osteopathy: Its Practical Application to the Various Diseases of by Charles Henry Murray (1912)
"... in connection with jiujitsu for many centuries, as a method of resuscitation when a person was " knocked out" by the use of jiujitsu. ..."

5. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1906)
"... Japanese Surveyor and Cartographer. By Cargil GG Knott, D. Sc., FRSE Chinese and Annamese. By E. II. Parker. jiujitsu. By Rev. T. Lindsay and J. Kano. ..."

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