from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A waiter who is in charge of the waiters and waitresses in a restaurant and is often responsible for taking reservations and seating guests.
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- n. A waiter who has a supervisory position over the other wait staff. (chief waiter)
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- n. a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
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