Revision as of 14:37, 14 September 2006 by Clay
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This originally referred to the top three Tokugawa families: 尾張（おわり）, 紀州（きしゅう） and 水戸（みと）
It is used for various lists for people or entities.
- three best schools
- three best entertainers in a field or genre
For more go here:
Also see: 三種の神器 (Three essential things)