Pronunciation: (shō'zhē, -jē), [key]
—pl. -ji, -jis.
a light screen consisting of a framework of wood covered with paper or other translucent material, used originally in Japanese homes as one of a series of sliding panels between the interior and exterior or between two interior spaces.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.