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  • noun Plural form of chieftess.


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  • (In times of more ancient date the first seats of honor were always taken by the native Hawaiian chieftesses; but by "Reform" regulations, especially in the reign of King Kalakaua, his family were the only natives of rank present, so it became a very easy matter to provide for them.)

    Hawaii's Story, by Hawaii's Queen 1898

  • "Well, you see this Cokaze seems to have a little side arrangement with the chieftesses of Solten-you know, the men there don't have much to say about things.

    Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York 2010


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