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- n. a hairdresser who makes the rikishi's topknot; they have their own ranks
Sangai tokoyama (三階床山) - A hairdresser who specialises in male character wigs.
Nikai tokoyama (二階床山): This literally means "second floor hairdresser" and refers to a hairdresser who specialises in creating the wigs for female roles.
A former '' tokoyama, '' or hairdresser for sumo wrestlers, has filed a civil lawsuit against stablemaster Oitekzae for allegedly assaulting him in March, sumo sources said Sunday.