Definition of えいし
(n) English poetry
Only if a foreigner has read much English poetry can he understand Shakespeare.
- (n) soldiers of the ritsuryo system that guarded gates of the imperial palace, the court, etc.
- term used in error to refer to young men that were made to do forced labour in the ritsuryo system
- guards originally stationed at the grand shrine at Ise and shrine at Atsuta, Nagoya to protect the officials there