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chief

adjective Principal, main, see Chief complaint. noun
1. Chief of service, see there.
2. Chief of staff, see there.
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My exhibition had been witnessed by several hundred lesser Martians, and they immediately broke into demands for a repetition, which the chieftain then ordered me to make; but I was both hungry and thirsty, and determined on the spot that my only method of salvation was to demand the consideration from these creatures which they evidently would not voluntarily accord.
To this end twenty warriors were despatched in pairs to ten of the leading kingdoms, with instructions to make every effort to discover the where-abouts of Hooja and Dian, while prosecuting their missions to the chieftains to whom they were sent.
With one accord, chieftains and warriors, they turned and bolted for the doorway; a narrow doorway, where they jammed, fighting and screaming in an effort to escape.
Chieftain Communcations and Creata are amalgamating to form Chieftain Communications Australia as the agency looks to expand across the world.
Energy Capital Partners announced the completion of a recapitalization of Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC.
The Chieftain will return to her original waters on Sunday, fully restored after being found in a state of disrepair over six years ago.
Newcastle-based Chieftain Group, which is now owned by Yorkshire-based Redhall, has been awarded preferred bidder status on the plant on the Humber Estuary, in Hull.
Chieftain Group, based on Tyneside, has acquired Kevin Lloyd, of Middlesbrough.
Chieftain Construction wants to build a 32-storey tower behind Liverpool's Lime Street station, containing a 160-bedroom hotel and about 150 apartments.
Bailiffs went into engineering company Chieftain to do an inventory after the Newcastle firm, which had profits of almost pounds 1m last year, delayed payment of a six figure settlement to asbestos victim Charlie Burton's widow Olga.
That's because of the music," chief Chieftain Paddy Moloney said in a phone interview from his home in Ireland.
Willard Martin, hereditary chief of the Killerwhale clan, led a ceremony of transfer of Nisga'a hereditary chieftain name and status to the primate.