Haquebut

Haque"but

(hk"bt), n. See Hagbut.
[1913 Webster]

n. 1. (Japan) suicide by self-disembowlment on a sword.
Syn. -- harikari.
[WordNet 1.5]

ha"ra*ki`ri

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ha"ra-ki`ri

(h"r*k`r), n. [Jap., stomach cutting.] A ritual form of suicide, by slashing the abdomen, formerly practiced in Japan, and commanded by the government in the cases of disgraced officials; disembowelment; -- also written, but incorrectly, hari-kari. W. E. Griffis.
[1913 Webster]

 

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