raw silk of usually high quality produced in Japan, used in the manufacture of such fabrics as shantung and habutai.
- Japanese slippers
plural noun 1. (in Malaysia) casual sandals; flip-flops
noun 1. former name of .
noun 1. a low Japanese plant, Pachysandra terminalis, having evergreen leaves and spikes of white flowers, grown as a ground cover.
- Japanese stranglehold
noun 1. a wrestling hold in which an opponent’s wrists are pulled to cross his arms in front of his own neck and exert pressure on his windpipe