Definition of shoji
: a paper screen serving as a wall, partition, or sliding door
Recent Examples of shoji from the Web
The space is narrow and deep: 13 stools at a long bar under Tiffany-esque lamps, facing a wall of shoji screens, with Japanese matchboxes lined up precariously along its ledge.
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Origin and Etymology of shoji
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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