What does the word chief mean?

Usage examples for chief

  1. Its chief town was Mortagne. – The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.) by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  2. In short, the chief of staff had a feeling that this private knew exactly what he, the chief of staff, was thinking. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  3. The chief pilot of their plane paused beside them. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler