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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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There was also a problem of land acquisition in the thickly populated panchayat," the headman said.
He also ran a grocery store," said Rajiv Ranjan, village headman.
The fight, between two groups supporting two different headman candidates, claimed four lives and left 12 injured.
Village headman Singh echoed Poonam: " Several voluntary organisations and state governments offered help to Lakshmi but the Bihar government chose to remain indifferent.
On Tuesday, Jaivendra's father Netra Bainsla, was told by the village headman to stop the wedding.
Next, Michael, M's top headman, knows a right raver when he sees one, so he couldn't wait to create a cool look for Nathalie.
According to media reports, militants fired two gunshots at Muhammad Shafi, deputy headman of Kreeri village, after evening prayers.
The first casualties occurred in a fight among supporters of different candidates for the village headman in the Hilvan district of southeastern E[currency]anlyurfa province.
The militants had, last month, shot dead a deputy village headman in Baramulla district.
E[currency]ANLIURFA (CyHAN)- Four injured at the fight among two headman candidates in Turkish eastern province of E[currency]anlyurfa on Sunday morning.
But Pa FitzGerald, trainer Byrne's headman, countered: "No contact was made by our bitch and I think it was the wrong decision'.
They informed the village headman who called up the police.
A total of 13 accused, including the community headman ( locally known as Balai Maddi), have been arrested and produced before the Bolpur sub- divisional court on Thursday morning.
On Tuesday, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced that the village headman had been kidnapped from his home.
In the twentieth century people sometimes saw avaricious chiefs and headman, who had control over land and access to cash, as pursuing their selfish goals through witchcraft.