What is Kaburaya of Samurai Armor?
"Kaburaya" is a type of arrow. It is an arrow with a spherical part shaped like a "Kabura" attached. It is made of wood or bamboo, and the inside is hollow with holes. When the arrow is shot, the hole cuts the wind and makes a sharp sound, which has the meaning of intimidating the enemy. Since the Heian period, it has been used as a signal to start battles.
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