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Synonyms for headman
ˈhɛdˈmæn, -ˌmæn for 1 ; -mən for 2 ; -mən, -ˌmɛnhead·man

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  1. headsman, headmannoun

    an executioner who beheads the condemned person

    Synonyms:
    chief, headsman, tribal chief, chieftain

  2. headman, tribal chief, chieftain, chiefnoun

    the head of a tribe or clan

    Synonyms:
    headsman, head, honcho, gaffer, top dog, tribal chief, chieftain, chief, foreman, boss, captain

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