What does the word chef mean?

Usage examples for chef

  1. " Whoever attacked the chef must have been deeply wounded," I remarked, picking up the bloody knife and looking about at the stains, comparatively few of which could have come from the one deep fatal wound in the head of the victim. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. The country girl, thinking herself ill- used, complained bitterly that she was always sent out of the way on some pretext when the chef was finishing a dish or putting the crowning touch to a sauce. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  3. If it was not, he sent for the chef and spoke to him about it. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson