I do not doubt to see you shortly wed one of the head-men of our city.
Two canoes paddled alongside, and their head-men came on board.
He had a mission to the head-men of Chot which would not brook delay.
His majesty called a regular “palaver” of his chiefs and head-men, before whom I stated my dantica and announced the terms.
The head-men of the island now came forward to meet the Captain, and to express their pleasure at seeing him.
There are high ruined castles, destroyed by the present sultan, as Al Ma'a and its head-men were once in revolt.
The head-men among the Cherokees felt it very definitely a relief to be freed from the importunities of their "grandfather."
And presently one of the head-men blew his boatswain's whistle, and the attack drew off.
The head-men sit in judgment, and substantial justice is generally done.
The local shekhs or head-men similarly apportion their demands among the individuals entrusted to their tender mercy.