Definition of Chieftainships

1. Noun. (plural of chieftainship) ¹

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Definition of Chieftainships

1. chieftainship [n] - See also: chieftainship

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chieftainships

chiefly
chiefrie
chiefries
chiefry
chiefs
chiefs of state
chiefship
chiefships
chieftain
chieftaincies
chieftaincy
chieftainess
chieftainesses
chieftains
chieftainship
chieftainships (current term)
chieftess
chieftesses
chiel
chield
chields
chiels
chiengora
chierte
chievance
chievances
chiffarobe
chiffarobes
chiffchaff
chiffchaffs

Literary usage of Chieftainships

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1893)
"Some few chieftainships are hereditary, but the usual plan is for the king ... Formerly, all the chieftainships and all the lands were in the hands of the ..."

2. Pahlavi Texts: Part I and II by Edward William West (1901)
"3 These cannot be the same 'chieftainships' (ra</îh) as ... of which there are only five; but perhaps they are the spiritual chieftainships, ..."

3. Western Scenes and Reminiscences: Together with Thrilling Legends and by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1853)
"They exist in chieftainships, each head of which has his own local jurisdiction, ... At these, the chieftainships are all entitled to representation. ..."

4. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"They exist in chieftainships, each head of which has his own local jurisdiction, ... At these, the chieftainships are all entitled to representation. ..."

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