Shizoku
Shizoku Shi*zo"ku, n. sing. & pl. [Jap. shi-zoku, fr. Chin. ch' (chi) branch, posterity + tsu kindered, class.] The Japanese warrior gentry or middle class, formerly called {samurai}; also, any member of this class. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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