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chieftain

the head or leader of a tribe or clan
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Senior captain Hunter Boudreau gave the Chieftains the lead for good with a goal just over two minutes into the game.
With their own feet firmly on the ground, The Chieftains have remained true to their Irish roots with a longstanding line-up led by the remarkable uilleann pipes and tin whistle player Paddy Moloney.
The Chieftains were the first traditional Irish band to perform at the National Concert Hall, two days after it opened at its current Earlsfort Terrace home on September 11, 1981.
The Chieftains are certainly the world's best known exporters of Irish traditional music.
The Chieftains scored first after just 44 seconds but the Barons battled back to equalise through Russell Plant.
Of course it has a smattering of the Chieftains but also the sounds of an Italian choir and orchestra on ``The Neopolitan Bagpipers Carol (On That Most Blessed Night)''; the tight, nasal harmony of the Bulgarian Voices Angelite; and a crystal clear Norwegian rendition of ``Silent Night'' by Sissel, best-known for her contributions to the ``Titanic'' soundtrack.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- BMG Classics announced today a new joint venture recording label with Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and Chieftains management team, Sam Feldman and Steve Macklam.
Chieftains selected certain young boys for this role to serve in the army as loadbearers or to fight with clubs - not with the proud male warriors' bow and arrow (66, 116) - and to accompany them on ceremonial occasions "as signs of their masters' power and authority" (129).
succeeded so well because scattered tribal chieftains offered no unified resistance to his armies.
Her team's captain, Clopeck helped lead the Chieftains to the Central Mass.
LEGENDARY Irish band The Chieftains are set to wow American audiences on their latest US tour - playing Scottish music.
On Saturday they won 10-4 at Swindon and yesterday, needing to beat Chelmsford Chieftains by at least two goals, they did so with ease.