Noun(1) the leader of a group of people(2) the head of a tribe or clan
(1) The annual clan banquet will be in the Manor Hotel on Saturday night where the clan chieftain will be elected.(2) Armed to the teeth and clad in kilt, tartan hose and bonnet, he looks every inch the clan chieftain .(3) The big event on Saturday is the election of the new chieftain and clan banquet in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel.(4) Archeologists have found evidence that a warrior chieftain took control over most of Greece back in the early seventh century B.C.(5) The country had lost its charismatic leader, the clan its chieftain .(6) It could be a priest, a king, chieftain or tribal leader.(7) Yet Gaelic politics were intensely local, with the numerous rival clans and chieftaincies .(8) They may be clamouring for democracy and progress, but Lebanon's chieftains are feudal at heart.(9) With the economy flailing, many corporate executives and leveraged-buyout chieftains are taking a wait-and-see attitude.(10) In some cases, the highly compensated corporate chieftains are presiding over companies that are slashing payrolls.(11) The system of chieftaincy follows the progression of paramount chief (the king), senior chiefs, sub-chiefs, headmen and sub-headmen.(12) However he was very popular with the lords and chieftains of his day as he stayed in their castles and manors and wrote of their prowess and lineage.(13) After the Ottoman Empire gained general control of the area in 1516, Lebanon continued to maintain a feudal system of rule by local chieftains .(14) In no case did chieftainship give rise to a caste system.(15) Each spring, corporate America's preeminent chieftains offer sage counsel to eager university graduates across the nation.(16) For centuries, they lived in clans commanded by chieftains and feuded among themselves.
1. captain ::
Different Formschieftain, chieftains, chieftainship, chieftainships
Word Example from TV Shows
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CHIEFTAIN of the Stone Crows.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 8
And do you freely
give your fealty to me, your lord, your CHIEFTAIN?
Vikings Season 1, Episode 1
These arm rings
bind you in loyalty to me, your lord, your CHIEFTAIN.
Vikings Season 1, Episode 1
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