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Definition of Chieftain

Chieftain
Chieftain Chief"tain, n. [OE. cheftayn, chevetayn, OF. chevetain, F. capitaine, LL. capitanus, fr. L. caput head. Cf. Captain, and see chief.] A captain, leader, or commander; a chief; the head of a troop, army, or clan. Syn: Chief; commander; leader; head. See Chief.

Meaning of Chieftain from wikipedia

- instances of social rank and prestige, and more stratified societies led by chieftains or tribal kings (chiefdoms). Historically, tribal societies represent...
- FV4201 Chieftain was the main battle tank of the United Kingdom during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. A development of the Centurion, the Chieftain introduced...
- The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in 1963, by Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and Michael Tubridy. The band had their first rehearsals...
- Chieftain may refer to: The leader or head of a group: a tribal chief or a village head a member of the 'House of Chiefs' a captain (disambiguation),...
- The Pontiac Chieftain is an automobile which was produced by Pontiac from 1949 to 1958. The 1949 Chieftain and Streamliner models were the first all new...
- to the Chieftain, with an opposite-rotation LTIO-540 installed on the right-hand wing; MTOW was increased to 7,000 lb (3,175 kg). The Chieftain's introduction...
- The Highland Chieftain is a named British p****enger train operated by London North Eastern Railway. It operates daily in each direction between London...
- to the Common Speech. The Rangers of the North were led by a series of Chieftains, who were the heirs and direct descendants of Elendil, the first King...
- The Chieftain is a two-act comic opera by Arthur ****van and F. C. Burnand based on their 1867 opera, The Contrabandista. It consists of substantially...
- The Pueblo Chieftain is an American daily newspaper published in Pueblo, Colorado. The Chieftain was established in 1868 by Dr. Michael Bes****, the first...
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