Definition of Chieftains

1. Noun. (plural of chieftain) ¹



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Definition of Chieftains

1. chieftain [n] - See also: chieftain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chieftains

chiefest
chiefless
chiefly
chiefrie
chiefries
chiefry
chiefs
chiefs of state
chiefship
chiefships
chieftain
chieftaincies
chieftaincy
chieftainess
chieftainesses
chieftains
chieftainship
chieftainships
chieftess
chieftesses
chiel
chield
chields
chiels
chiengora
chierte
chievance
chievances
chiffarobe
chiffarobes

Literary usage of Chieftains

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1. Ireland Past and Present by Augustus J. Thébaud, John Habberton (1878)
"The mansions of the chieftains were neither large architectural piles, ... They were often called upon by their chieftains to -t contribute to their support ..."

2. The Great Harmonia: Being a Philosophical Revelation of the Natural by Andrew Jackson Davis (1880)
"CONTINUATION OF TRANSITIONAL MANIFESTATION* AMONG RELIGIOUS Chieftains. IT will be remembered, that, the subject of the last lecture was particularly ..."

3. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"The Raja of Bhurtpore, one of the allied Chieftains, joins with Holkar.— Unsuccessful Attack upon the Fortress of Bhurtpore.— Accommodation with the Raja of ..."

4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... to tranquillize it by light assessments and stipends to the chieftains, yet these measures only extended to the lowland tracts along the river banks, ..."

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