Definitions

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  • n. A boy after early childhood but before his coming-of-age ceremony (archaic)
  • n. A role in kabuki traditionally played by a boy of this age category
  • n. The soldiers of the oyabun, they perform the tasks that the oyabun gives them without hesitation. (From the Japanese Yakuza hierarchy)

Etymologies

Japanese 若衆 ("young person"). (Wiktionary)

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