Definition of Jiujutsu
1. jujitsu [n -S] - See also: jujitsu
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiujutsu
jiujutsu (current term)
Literary usage of Jiujutsu
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"VII jiujutsu Man at his birth is supple and weak; at his death, firm and strong. So is it with all things. . . . Firmness and strength are the concomitants ..."
2. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor (1898)
"The fact, however, to which I want to call attention is that the master of jiujutsu never relies upon his own strength. He scarcely uses his own strength in ..."
3. The Coming Power: A Contemporary History of the Far East, 1898-1905 by Michael John Fitzgerald McCarthy (1905)
"The art of jiujutsu teaches you to rely for victory solely upon the strength of your opponent; ... The very name, 'jiujutsu,' means to conquer by yielding. ..."