English - Noun
- A person (implied male) presiding over a meeting.
- The head of a corporate or governmental board of directors, a committee, or other formal entity.
(historical) Someone whose job is to carry people in a
portable chair, sedan chair, or similar conveyance.
- 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 618:
- 1836, Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers