めん 御免
1. right of samurai to kill commoners for perceived affronts (Edo period)
Wikipedia definition
2. Kiri sute gomenKiri sute gomen (斬り捨て御免 or 切り捨て御免: literally, "authorization to cut and leave" is an old Japanese expression dating back to the feudal era right to strike. Samurai had the right to strike with sword at anyone of a lower class who was compromising their honour. This applied to higher ranked samurai striking lower ranked samurai.
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Other forms
切り捨て御免 【きりすてごめん】斬捨て御免 【きりすてごめん】切捨て御免 【きりすてごめん】斬捨御免 【きりすてごめん】切捨御免 【きりすてごめん】
斬捨御免: Irregular okurigana usage. 切捨御免: Irregular okurigana usage.


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