Bushido (The Way of the warrior), the samurai code of ethics, was formalized in writing in the sixteenth century and adhered to for some three hundred years. Bushido placed emphasis on certain chivalrous virtues such as loyalty, courage, and courtesy.
The name for a double sword, shaped in all forms and purposes, like a Japanese katana. Joined at both the top and bottom of the hilt, pulled apart with a small switch at the bottom. Can be used as both one or two swords.