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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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As they came nearer Gahan saw that one was indeed Tara of Helium, but the other he did not recognize, and then they were brought to the center of the field midway between the two sides and there waited until the Orange Chief arrived.
At an early hour of the following morning, the little party resumed their journey, accompanied by the old chief and an Indian guide.
I remember--I remember," said Chief Justice Oliver to himself, "when his present most sacred Majesty was proclaimed.
And since breakfast Chief Inspector Heat had not managed to get anything to eat.
The chief told him that the bearded white man had left his village only the morning before, and that doubtless he would be able to overtake him in a short time.
declared Scraps, and would have said more on the subject had not the door opened to admit a little Horner man whom the Chief introduced as Diksey.
You are going," he said to the chief of police, "to kill an innocent man, for it is impossible that he should have murdered a creature who was dead already.
I saw a chief, who was wearing a shirt black and matted with filth, and when asked how it came to be so dirty, he replied, with surprise, "Do not you see it is an old one?
On entering the lodge the chief pointed to mats or cushions which had been placed around for the strangers, and on which they seated themselves, while he placed himself on a kind of stool.
Your chief is either a niggard, or you are a fool, to come empty-handed into the mountains.
That arousing of the people by their sovereign and his call to them to defend their country- the very incitement which was the chief cause of Russia's triumph in so far as it was produced by the Tsar's personal presence in Moscow- was suggested to the Emperor, and accepted by him, as a pretext for quitting the army.
In came the Chief Steward, trying not to show the Nome King how frightened he was.