Definition of Subchiefs

1. subchief [n] - See also: subchief



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subchiefs

subcentimeter
subcentral
subcentrally
subchain
subchains
subchannel
subchannels
subchanter
subchanters
subchapter
subchapters
subchaser
subchasers
subchelate
subchief
subchiefs (current term)
subchondral
subchord
subchords
subchorionic
subchromosomal
subchron
subchronic
subchrons
subchunk
subchunks
subcinctorium
subcircle
subcircles
subcircuit

Literary usage of Subchiefs

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

1. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1903)
"... all subchiefs and vassals of Utina. It is somewhat puzzling to find in this ... of the subchiefs being the same as those of the towns they governed. ..."

2. The Indians of North America in Historic Times by Cyrus Thomas, W. J. McGee (1903)
"The same thing applies generally to the minor divisions, the names of the subchiefs being the same as those of the towns they governed. ..."

3. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1893)
"Tho subchiefs were also all appointed by the king; often a big chief would nominate a man to serve under him, but the king appointed him, and only through ..."

4. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico V. 1/4 by Frederick Webb Hodge (2003)
"To these chiefs were sometimes added subchiefs, whose jurisdiction, ... In the council of the Iroquois confederation the subchiefs had no voice or ..."

5. Zuñi Breadstuff by Frank Hamilton Cushing (1920)
""Here, Bit-By-A-Bear, and you Arrow- Scratched, and you, too, Straw-Counter [the old man was addressing his subchiefs], 'want after' the four oldest men in ..."

6. Zuñi Breadstuff by Frank Hamilton Cushing (1920)
""Here, Bit-By-A-Bear, and you Arrow- Scratched, and you, too, Straw-Counter [the old man was addressing his subchiefs], 'want after' the four oldest men in ..."

7. Agricultural Expansion and Pioneer Settlements in the Humid Tropics by Walther Manshard, William B. Morgan (1988)
"These subchiefs were originally expected to administer the lands allocated to them on behalf of the superior chief. Thus the ultimate authority in land ..."

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