a guitarlike Japanese musical instrument having an extremely long neck and three strings, played with a plectrum.
a variant of shamisen
noun 1. a heavy silk fabric, sometimes interwoven with gold, worn in the Middle Ages. noun 1. a heavy fabric of silk, often woven with gold or silver threads, used in the Middle Ages for clothing
noun 1. (in India) an association, esp one formed to organize political activity
noun 1. a clandestine publishing system within the Soviet Union, by which forbidden or unpublishable literature was reproduced and circulated privately. 2. a work or periodical circulated by this system. noun (in the former Soviet Union) 1. a system of clandestine printing and distribution of banned or dissident literature (as modifier): a samizdat publication publication […]
noun, Hinduism. 1. Sankhya. noun 1. one of the six leading systems of Hindu philosophy, stressing the reality and duality of spirit and matter. noun 1. one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy, teaching an eternal interaction of spirit and matter