noun, plural head·men [hed-muhn, -men]. /ˈhɛd mən, -ˌmɛn/.
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The district headman is the deputy of the tribal ward headman to whom he is immediately responsible.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
We retraced our steps a few miles up the valley to a village ruled over by a friendly woman, the widow of the late headman.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
The people saw him and welcomed him back, making him their Headman, and giving him the place of honor in their gatherings.A Treasury of Eskimo Tales|Clara Kern Bayliss
Orth'ris began rowlin' his eyes an' crackin' his fingers an' dancin' a step-dance for to impress the Headman.Soldier Stories|Rudyard Kipling
The headman rolled his eye where Kim was chatting to a girl in blue as she laid crackling thorns on a fire.Kim|Rudyard Kipling