Sentence Examples


  • The ancient offices pertaining to the village, as those of the headmen (patel), the village accountant, &c., are in working order throughout the Mahratta country.
  • The first was retained by the leaders who still carried on the struggle for liberty in Montenegro; the second was transferred to the headmen of the communes.
  • In the magistracies the authority of the chiefs and indumas (headmen) is exercised under the control of resident magistrates.
  • Finally, there are the village headmen, assisted in Upper Burma by elders, variously designated according to old custom.
  • Similarly in the towns, there are headmen of wards and elders of blocks.

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