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King vs. Chief

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Kingnoun

A male monarch; a man who heads a monarchy. If it's an absolute monarchy, then he is the supreme ruler of his nation.

‘Henry VIII was the king of England from 1509 to 1547.’;

Chiefnoun

A leader or head of a group of people, organisation, etc.

‘All firefighters report to the fire chief.’;

Kingnoun

A powerful or majorly influential person.

Chiefnoun

(heraldry) The top part of a shield or escutcheon.

Kingnoun

Something that has a preeminent position.

‘In times of financial panic, cash is king.’;

Chiefnoun

An informal address to an equal.

‘Hey, chief.’;

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Kingnoun

A component of certain games.

Chiefadjective

Primary; principal.

‘Negligence was the chief cause of the disaster.’;

Kingnoun

(chess) The principal chess piece, that players seek to threaten with unavoidable capture to result in a victory by checkmate. It is often the tallest piece, with a symbolic crown with a cross at the top.

Chiefverb

To smoke cannabis.

Kingnoun

(card games) A playing card with the letter "K" and the image of a king on it, the thirteenth card in a given suit.

Chiefnoun

The head or leader of any body of men; a commander, as of an army; a head man, as of a tribe, clan, or family; a person in authority who directs the work of others; the principal actor or agent.

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Kingnoun

A checker (a piece of checkers/draughts) that reached the farthest row forward, thus becoming crowned (either by turning it upside-down, or by stacking another checker on it) and gaining more freedom of movement.

Chiefnoun

The principal part; the most valuable portion.

‘The chief of the things which should be utterly destroyed.’;

Kingnoun

A king skin.

‘Oi mate, have you got kings?’;

Chiefnoun

The upper third part of the field. It is supposed to be composed of the dexter, sinister, and middle chiefs.

Kingnoun

A male dragonfly; a drake.

Chiefadjective

Highest in office or rank; principal; head.

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Kingnoun

A king-sized bed.

Chiefadjective

Principal or most eminent in any quality or action; most distinguished; having most influence; taking the lead; most important; as, the chief topic of conversation; the chief interest of man.

Kingverb

To crown king, to make (a person) king.

Chiefadjective

Very intimate, near, or close.

‘A whisperer separateth chief friends.’;

Kingverb

To rule over as king.

Chiefnoun

a person who is in charge;

‘the head of the whole operation’;

Kingverb

To perform the duties of a king.

Chiefnoun

a person who exercises control over workers;

‘if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman’;

Kingverb

To assume or pretend preeminence (over); to lord it over.

Chiefadjective

most important element;

‘the chief aim of living’; ‘the main doors were of solid glass’; ‘the principal rivers of America’; ‘the principal example’; ‘policemen were primary targets’;

Kingverb

To promote a piece of draughts/checkers that has traversed the board to the opposite side, that piece subsequently being permitted to move backwards as well as forwards.

Chiefnoun

a leader or ruler of a people or clan

‘Chief Banawi’; ‘the chief of the village’;

Kingverb

To dress and perform as a drag king.

Chiefnoun

the head of an organization

‘a union chief’; ‘the chief of police’;

Kingnoun

A Chinese musical instrument, consisting of resonant stones or metal plates, arranged according to their tones in a frame of wood, and struck with a hammer.

Chiefnoun

an informal form of address to a man, especially one of superior rank or status

‘it's quite simple, chief’;

Kingnoun

A chief ruler; a sovereign; one invested with supreme authority over a nation, country, or tribe, usually by hereditary succession; a monarch; a prince.

‘Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.’; ‘There was a State without king or nobles.’; ‘But yonder comes the powerful King of Day,Rejoicing in the east’;

Chiefnoun

an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across the top of the shield.

Kingnoun

One who, or that which, holds a supreme position or rank; a chief among competitors; as, a railroad king; a money king; the king of the lobby; the king of beasts.

Chiefnoun

the upper third of the field.

Kingnoun

A playing card having the picture of a king{1}; as, the king of diamonds.

Chiefadjective

most important

‘chief among her concerns is working alone at night’; ‘the chief reason for the spending cuts’;

Kingnoun

The chief piece in the game of chess.

Chiefadjective

having or denoting the highest rank

‘the chief economist of a leading bank’;

Kingnoun

A crowned man in the game of draughts.

Kingnoun

The title of two historical books in the Old Testament.

Kingverb

To supply with a king; to make a king of; to raise to royalty.

‘Those traitorous captains of Israel who kinged themselves by slaying their masters and reigning in their stead.’;

Kingnoun

a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

Kingnoun

a competitor who holds a preeminent position

Kingnoun

a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

‘an oil baron’;

Kingnoun

preeminence in a particular category or group or field;

‘the lion is the king of beasts’;

Kingnoun

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

Kingnoun

United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

Kingnoun

United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)

Kingnoun

a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward

Kingnoun

one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

Kingnoun

(chess) the weakest but the most important piece

King

King is the title given to a male monarch in a variety of contexts. The female equivalent is queen, which title is also given to the consort of a king.

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