eyas

NOUN
  1. an unfledged or nestling hawk
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  • Three years later Ieyasu established the Tokugawa shogunate at Edo that would last until the re-establishment of imperial rule in 1868.
  • Lord Ieyasu received the title of shogun from the emperor in 1603, and opened his shogunate in Edo (current Tokyo).
  • Blackthorn Acacia mellifera and zebrawood Dalbergia melanoxylon dominate in the drier conditions beside Lake Eyasi. Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
  • But not in any one of these gorgeous shrines did Iyeyasu decree that his dust should rest. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
  • Since the restoration, and what may be called the disestablishment of Buddhism, the shrine of Iyeyasu has been shorn of all its glories of ritual and its magnificent Buddhist paraphernalia; the 200 priests who gave it splendour are scattered, and six Shinto priests alternately attend upon it as much for the purpose of selling tickets of admission as for any priestly duties. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan
  • Iyeyasu Ko [u] planted in Edo castle; and Jisuké, as Heima now called himself, leaning over the cradle of a boy just born -- a very jewel. Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), Retold from the Japanese Originals Tales of the Tokugawa, Volume 2
  • A native of the tropic Americas, the cattleyas are a pseudobulb type and considered an orchid with training wheels.
  • This is just the kind of situation Japan was in at the end of the sixteenth century when Iyeyasu Tokugawa came to power as shogun. FLOATING CITY
  • An eyas was a hawk taken from its nest while still without feathers, but the haggard was a bird caught after it had gained adult plumage in the wild. From This Beloved Hour
  • His direct ancestor is the legendary warlord Ieyasu Tokugawa, who established a dynasty that shut Japan off from the world for 250 years (you may remember him portrayed as the victorious Toranaga in James Clavell's megaseller "Shogun"). The Big Bang Or A Big Bust?
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