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chief
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
1. Highest in office or rank; principal; head.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The head or leader of any body of men; a commander, as of an army; a head man, as of a tribe, clan, or family; a person in authority who directs the work of others; the principal actor or agent.
2. The principal part; the most valuable portion.
3. The upper third part of the field. It is supposed to be composed of the dexter, sinister, and middle chiefs.
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