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headmaster

a male principal of a school
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Defending his headmasterly approach to house sittings, he said, "What is wrong with a headmaster.
He will be his usual, affable, headmasterly, uninformative self.
Far and away the most fearsome New Yorker ever to walk the face of the planet - and that's some achievement - he'd long since relinquished his headmasterly control of the band.
We had the headmasterly musings of union president Keith Rowlands, the boundless positivity of chairman David Pickering and a studious financial report from Martin Davies, the man in charge of presenting the yearly balance sheet.
By now the rest of Europe was beginning to sit up and take notice of the headmasterly Swede and he moved on to two seasons ( and two league titles ( with Benfica in Portugal.