- head (of a household, etc.); leader; master
- owner; proprietor; proprietress
- subject (of a rumour, etc.); doer (of a deed)
- guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers); long-time resident (or employee, etc.)
- you - familiar language ➜ おぬし
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