Definition of headman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    headman

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈhɛdmæn//
     
    , NAmE//ˈhɛdmən//
     
    (pl. headmen
    NAmE//ˈhɛdmɛn//
     
    , NAmE//ˈhɛdmən//
     
    )
     
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  1. 1the leader of a community synonym chief
  2. 2 the village headman
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