kendo

(redirected from The Way of the Sword)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to The Way of the Sword: Bushido, kendo

ken·do

 (kĕn′dō)
n.
The Japanese martial art of fencing with bamboo swords.

[Japanese kendō : ken, sword (from Middle Chinese kiam`; also the source of Mandarin jiàn) + , way; see aikido.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

kendo

(ˈkɛndəʊ)
n
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) the Japanese art of fencing with pliable bamboo staves or, sometimes, real swords: strict conventions are observed
[from Japanese]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

ken•do

(ˈkɛn doʊ)

n.
a Japanese form of fencing using bamboo foils or wooden swords.
[1920–25; < Japanese kendō]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations
Mentioned in ?