- official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period)
- titled lady (legal wife of an important official) - honorific language - abbreviation ➜ 北の政所
- government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods)
- clerk working for large temples and shrines
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