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He felt that he had been used unjustly; after all, he was not a wizard—what did the chief expect!
All hands were on the forecastle except the chief engineer and Landy Perkins.
The chief rose, and in a few very appropriate words bade the strangers welcome to his country.
From the moment that she did this, it became her chief trouble that Philip was blamed by others.
First I went to the western end where the chief's son stood.
c.1300, "highest in rank or power; most important or prominent; supreme, best," from Old French chief "chief, principal, first" (10c., Modern French chef), from Vulgar Latin *capum (also source of Spanish and Portuguese cabo, Italian capo, Provençal cap), from Latin caput "head," also "leader, guide, chief person; summit; capital city" (see capitulum).
c.1300, "head, leader, captain; the principal or most important part of anything;" from Old French chief "leader, ruler, head" of something, "capital city" (10c., Modern French chef), from Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput "head," also "leader, chief person; summit; capital city" (see capitulum). Meaning "head of a clan" is from 1570s; later extended to American Indian tribes. Commander-in-chief attested from 1660s.