1. bamboo sword (for kendo); bamboo fencing stickMartial arts
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2. Shinaiis a weapon used for practice and competition in kendo representing a Japanese sword. Shinai are also used in other martial arts, but may be styled differently from kendo shinai, and represented with different characters.
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