Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The rank, dignity, or office of a chieftain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The rank, dignity, or office of a chieftain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The position or period of rule of a chief.
  • noun The area or population ruled by a chief.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the position of chieftain

Etymologies

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From chieftain +‎ -cy.

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