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    Definition:
    Chief - (n.) 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.
    Chief - (n.) The principal part; the most valuable portion.
    Chief - (n.) The upper third part of the field. It is supposed to be composed of the dexter, sinister, and middle chiefs.
    Chief - (a.) Highest in office or rank; principal; head.
    Chief - (a.) Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief topic of conversation; the chief interest of man.
    Chief - (a.) Very intimate, near, or close.
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    Chiefage - (n.) A tribute by the head; a capitation tax.
    Chief baron - () The presiding judge of the court of exchequer.
    Chiefest - (a.) First or foremost; chief; principal.
    Chief hare - () A small rodent (Lagamys princeps) inhabiting the summits of the Rocky Mountains; -- also called crying hare, calling hare, cony, American pika, and little chief hare.
    Chief justice - () The presiding justice, or principal judge, of a court.
    Chief-justiceship - (n.) The office of chief justice.
    Chiefless - (a.) Without a chief or leader.
    Chiefly - (adv.) In the first place; principally; preeminently; above; especially.
    Chiefly - (adv.) For the most part; mostly.
    Chiefrie - (n.) A small rent paid to the lord paramount.
    Chieftain - (n.) A captain, leader, or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army, or clan.
    Chieftaincy - (n.) Alt. of Chieftainship
    Chieftainship - (n.) The rank, dignity, or office of a chieftain.
    Coverchief - (n.) A covering for the head.
    Enkerchiefed - (a.) Bound with a kerchief; draped; hooded; covered.
    Handkerchief - (n.) A piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face or hands.
    Handkerchief - (n.) A piece of cloth shaped like a handkerchief to be worn about the neck; a neckerchief; a neckcloth.
    Kerchiefs - (pl. ) of Kerchief
    Kerchief - (n.) A square of fine linen worn by women as a covering for the head; hence, anything similar in form or material, worn for ornament on other parts of the person; -- mostly used in compounds; as, neckerchief; breastkerchief; and later, handkerchief.
    Kerchief - (n.) A lady who wears a kerchief.
    Kerchiefed - (a.) Alt. of Kerchieft
    Kerchieft - (a.) Dressed; hooded; covered; wearing a kerchief.
    Keverchief - (n.) A kerchief.
    Mischief - (n.) Harm; damage; esp., disarrangement of order; trouble or vexation caused by human agency or by some living being, intentionally or not; often, calamity, mishap; trivial evil caused by thoughtlessness, or in sport.
    Mischief - (n.) Cause of trouble or vexation; trouble.
    Mischief - (v. t.) To do harm to.
    Mischiefable - (a.) Mischievous.
    Mischiefful - (a.) Mischievous.
    Mischief-maker - (n.) One who makes mischief; one who excites or instigates quarrels or enmity.
    Mischief-making - (a.) Causing harm; exciting enmity or quarrels.
    Mischief-making - (n.) The act or practice of making mischief, inciting quarrels, etc.
    Neckerchief - (n.) A kerchief for the neck; -- called also neck handkerchief.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Chief - n. 1 a leader or ruler. B head of a tribe, clan, etc. 2 head of a department; highest official. adj. 1 first in position, importance, influence, etc. 2 prominent, leading. [latin caput head]
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    Air chief marshal - n. Raf officer of high rank, above air marshal.
    Chief constable - n. Head of the police force of a county etc.
    Chiefly - adv. Above all; mainly but not exclusively.
    Chief of staff - n. Senior staff officer of a service or command.
    Chieftain - n. Leader of a tribe, clan, etc. chieftaincy n. (pl. -ies). [latin: related to *chief]
    Commander-in-chief - n. (pl. Commanders-in-chief) supreme commander, esp. Of a nation's forces.
    Corn1 n. 1 a cereal before or after harvesting, esp. The chief crop of a region. B grain or seed of a cereal plant. 2 colloq. Something corny or trite. [old english] -
    Handkerchief - n. (pl. -s or -chieves) square of cloth for wiping one's nose etc.
    Kerchief - n. 1 headscarf, neckerchief. 2 poet. Handkerchief. [anglo-french courchef: related to *cover, *chief]
    Lord chief justice - n. President of the queen's bench division.
    Mischief - n. 1 troublesome, but not malicious, conduct, esp. Of children (get into mischief). 2 playfulness; malice (eyes full of mischief). 3 harm, injury (do someone a mischief). make mischief create discord. [french: related to *mis-2, chever happen]
    Neckerchief - n. Square of cloth worn round the neck. [from *kerchief]

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