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Another word for headman

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Noun
  1. One who is highest in rank or authority

      1. An enlarged part of a shaft to which another shaft is coupled or to which a wheel or gear is keyed.
      2. A person in authority over employees, as an employer, a manager, or a foreman
      3. A person who controls a political machine or organization, as in a county
      1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
      2. A chief petty officer.
      3. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
      1. The leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe.
      2. A chief or leader, esp. of a clan or tribe
      1. A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
      2. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
      3. The head of a project, bureau, school, etc.; supervisor
      1. The working end of a tool or implement:
      2. A single animal:
      3. A person who leads, rules, or is in charge; a leader, chief, or director:
      1. One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
      2. The leader or chief of a religious group; high priest
      1. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
      2. The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.
      3. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
      1. Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
      2. A man who owns a pack of hounds or is the chief officer of a hunt.
      3. (--- Old-fashioned) A man who is head of a household or institution
      1. (Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
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