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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section I. General Intersocial Volition
 
745. Master.
 
  
NOUN:MASTER, padrone [It.], lord, - paramount; commander, commandant, captain, chief, chieftain; paterfamilias [Rom. law], patriarch; sahib [India], bara (or burra) sahib [India], sirdar, sheik; head, senior, governor, ruler, dictator; leader (director) [See Director]; boss, baas [Dutch]; cockarouse [obs.], sachem, sagamore, werowance.
  lord of the ascendant; cock of the -walk, - loft, - midden [archaic], - roost; gray mare; mistress.
  POTENTATE; liege, - lord; suzerain, overlord, overking, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch.
  crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator, protector, president, stadholder or stadtholder, judge.
  cæsar, kaiser, czar or tsar, sultan, soldan [obs.], grand Turk, caliph, imam or imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, pendragon, tycoon, mikado, inca, cazique; voivode or waywode, hospodar, landamman; sayid or sayyid, cacique, czarevitch, grand seignior.
  prince, duke (nobility) [See Nobility]; archduke, doge, elector; seignior; landgrave, margrave; maharajah, rajah, emir, nizam, nawab (Indian ruling chiefs) [See Nobility].
  empress, queen, sultana, czarina or tsarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine; czarevna or tsarevna, czarina; maharani, rani [both Hindu], begum [Moham.]; rectoress or rectress, rectrix.
  REGENT, viceroy, exarch, palatine, khedive, beglerbeg or beglerbey, three-tailed bashaw, pasha or bashaw, bey or beg, dey, shereef or sherif, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, nabob, burgrave; laird (proprietor) [See Possessor]; commissioner, deputy commissioner, collector, woon or wun [Burmese].
  THE AUTHORITIES, the powers that be, the government, “them above” [Eliot]; staff, état major [F.], aga, official, man in office, person in authority; sirkar or sircar; Sublime Porte.
  [MILITARY AUTHORITIES] marshal, field marshal, maréchal [F.], generalissimo; commander-in-chief, seraskier [Turk.], hetman [Cossack]; general, brigadier general, brigadier, lieutenant general, major general, colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, ressaldar or risaldar [India], subahdar or subadar [India]; centurion, lieutenant, jemadar [India], sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigade major, adjutant, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern; non-commissioned officer; sergeant, -major; color sergeant; top-sergeant [U. S.], havildar [India]; corporal, -major; lance corporal, acting corporal; naik [India]; drum major; captain general, knight marshal.
  [CIVIL AUTHORITIES] mayor, mayoralty; maire [F.], prefect, chancellor, archon [Gr.], provost, magistrate, syndic; alcalde [Sp.], alcaide or alcaid; burgomaster, corregidor [Sp.], seneschal, alderman, warden, constable, portreeve; lord mayor; officer (executive) [See Jurisdiction]; diwan or dewan [India]; hakim; fonctionnaire [F.].
  [NAVAL AUTHORITIES] admiral, admiralty; rear-, vice-, port- admiral; commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant; skipper, master, mate, navarch [Gr. antiq.].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Da locum melioribus.
  2. Der Fürst ist der erste Diener seines Staats.
  3. Lord of thy presence and no land beside.—King John
  4. Duty, not joy, is all a prince’s share.—Masefield

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