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Definition of "chiefe" [chiefe]

  • Obsolete spelling of chief. (noun)

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Use "chiefe" in a sentence
  • "They beleeue as doe the Virginians, of many diuine powers, yet of one aboue all the rest, as the Southerne Virginians call their chiefe God Kewassa, and that wee now inhabit Oke, but both their Kings Werowance."
  • "The Generall after his arriual in the Countesses sound, spent no time in vaine, but immediately at his first landing called the chiefe Captaines of his Councell together, and consulted with them for the speedier execution of such things as then they had in hand."
  • "The King did give me the booke, it being one of poore Jonas chiefe possessions, together with ample of his skin to bynd it."