Examples of headman in a Sentence
as headman at the newspaper 20 years ago, he hired the then-promising young reporter who won this year's Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting
Recent Examples of headman from the Web
The Labuschagnes also gave radios to community headmen around the park, encouraging them to phone in suspicious activities, and promising tighter security in the region.
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First Known Use of headman
before 12th century
HEADMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of headman for English Language Learners
: a man who is the leader of a tribe or village
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