E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Daikoku (4 syl.).
The god invoked specially by the artisans of Japan. He sits on a ball of rice, holding a hammer in his hand, with which he beats a sack; and every time he does so the sack becomes full of silver, rice, cloth, and other useful articles. (Japanese mythology.)