The next case called was a young man who had stolen the daughter of a sub-chief.
A youth, but to manhood grown, and wearing the insignia of a sub-chief.
Among the others who camped around Kaiachououk's igloo this year was as usual the sub-chief Kalleligak.
Even a sub-chief of the Dakotas shall not live to be their tool.
Alone once more the sub-chief studied the cutting with official thoroughness.
The second assistant to a second assistant of a sub-chief of a sub-division may have entered.
The sub-chief bowed himself off at the gates, and Carmichael and Grumbach crossed the Platz leisurely.
He was sub-chief of Morelia, and is often mentioned in the Truth charges.
Paul Guidon was a sub-chief, and one of the bravest of the tribe over which he exercised some authority.
In council of the secret clan the war-prophet and the sub-chief voiced for war.
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.