Sub-chief



noun
1.
the head or leader of an organized body of people; the person highest in authority:
the chief of police.
2.
the head or ruler of a tribe or clan:
an Indian chief.
3.
(initial capital letter) U.S. Army. a title of some advisers to the Chief of Staff, who do not, in most instances, command the troop units of their arms or services:
Chief of Engineers; Chief Signal Officer.
4.
Informal. boss or leader:
We’ll have to talk to the chief about this.
5.
Heraldry.

the upper area of an escutcheon.
an ordinary occupying this area.

adjective
6.
highest in rank or authority:
the chief priest; the chief administrator.
7.
most important; principal:
his chief merit; the chief difficulty.
adverb
8.
Archaic. chiefly; principally.
Idioms
9.
in chief,

in the chief position; highest in rank (used in combination):
editor in chief; commander in chief.
Heraldry. in the upper part of an escutcheon.

noun
1.
the head, leader, or most important individual in a group or body of people
2.
another word for chieftain (sense 2)
3.
(heraldry) the upper third of a shield
4.
in chief, primarily; especially
adjective
5.
(prenominal)

most important; principal
highest in rank or authority

adverb
6.
(archaic) principally
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