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one who is highest in rank or authority

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an executioner who beheads the condemned person

the head of a tribe or clan

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01) Scheffe's test showed that proactivity is more positively valued by managers at the first level of management (director, deputy) than by the headmen (p [less than or equal to] 0.
Now they are transferring the responsibility to village headmen but I am pretty sure they will allocate the tents to their fellows," Edemem said.
Figure 7 is a group of Cheyenne headmen taken during a delegation visit to Washington in the 1890s.
At the same time they made it clear that the residents' rights rested with the chief, magistrate, and headmen of their district, and not with someone who might be, as it were, some distance from their location or even in another district.
The 11-member team of US, Indonesian and Australian scientists -accompanied by two headmen from the local Kwerba and Papasena tribes - surveyed an area of the Foja Mountains, in Indonesia's Papua province on the western side of New Guinea.
The Headmen were a quartet but only three were available when this Examiner picture was taken in June, 1991.
Moreover, village headmen had approved of the study and were consulted during the project.
This trend, and the bribing of some community headmen, have led to deep rifts within once-harmonious communities.
Single headmen representing a whole network of villages are now common in Kaokoland, whereas at one time villages were self-governing.
Caciques and priests also placed berdaches in temples so that lords and headmen might copulate with them at religious festivals (106-07).
They are run by Mr Ian Milton, one of the headmen at Fort William Golf Club.
Official credit sources are generally denied to the poor due to the biased attitudes of the headmen.
Before the addressing to headmen, Akyncy said it is considered that there will be a solution in Cyprus problem in 2016.
The release came as a result of successful mediation by Syrian tribal headmen in exchange for ransom while the local patriarchate abstained from commenting on reports in this regard, SOHR said, citing local sources.
The electoral officer, Mushtaq Ahmad in Srinagar city said that the village headmen had gathered in huge numbers to cast their vote.