- A leader or respected elder in a tribe.
- They came to the to resolve their dispute.
- The head of an organization.
- All firefighters report to the fire .
- (heraldry) A horizontal band across the top of a shield.
- 1889, Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry:
- : When the Chief is Charged with any figure, in blazon it is said to be "On a Chief".
- primary, Primary; principal.
- Negligence was the cause of the disaster.
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