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 for Chief Justice of the United States
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chief justice \Chief" jus"tice\
     The presiding justice, or principal judge, of a court.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Lord Chief Justice of England, The presiding judge of the
        Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice. The
        highest judicial officer of the realm is the Lord High
        Chancellor.
  
     Chief Justice of the United States, the presiding judge of
        the Supreme Court, and Highest judicial officer of the
        republic.
        [1913 Webster]

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