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  • n. the highest salaried rank of sumo wrestler, below komusubi and above juryo; the lowest rank in the makuuchi division

Etymologies

Japanese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the day's finale at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Hakuho was never fooled by the top-ranked maegashira, who tried to sidestep at the faceoff to gain some leverage.

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  • Hakuho was never fooled by the top-ranked maegashira, who tried to sidestep at the faceoff to gain some leverage.

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  • Bulgarian ozeki Kotooshu and Mongolian maegashira Kakuryu sit two off the pace at

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  • Mongolian ozeki Harumafuji (6-4) took a hard smack to the face at the charge by Kakuryu (8-2) but spun the No. 6 maegashira to the sandy surface with a twisting underarm throw.

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  • Hakuho enjoyed another easy day at the office Tuesday as the lone yokozuna tore down veteran maegashira

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  • Hakuho enjoyed another easy day at the office Tuesday as the lone yokozuna tore down veteran maegashira Wakanosato to preserve his unbeaten start to the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament.

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  • In the day's final bout at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Hakuho gave Kitataiki a few well-placed shoves before grabbing hold with his right hand to slam the No. 4 maegashira to the sandy surface with a twisting backward knee trip.

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  • Nagoya title if Japanese-born maegashira Homasho suffers his third loss.

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  • Mongolian Kakuryu took another step back in the title race after falling to a third defeat against Tochiozan (7-5), who unleashed a salvo of thrusts to send the No. 6 maegashira packing over the edge.

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  • Meanwhile, Homasho (10-2), who won his first 10 bouts facing the lower echelon, was no contest for Kotooshu (9-3), who swiftly got inside for a firm belt grip before placing the No. 13 maegashira out of the ring in a matter of seconds.

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