Sheriffalty
Sheriffalty Sher"iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher"iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher"iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher"iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher"iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sheriffalty — /sher i feuhl tee/, n., pl. sheriffalties. shrievalty. [1510 20; alter. of SHRIEVALTY by influence of SHERIFF] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheriffalty — n. office of sheriff, jurisdiction of a sheriff …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheriffalty — sher·iff·al·ty …   English syllables

  • sheriffalty — Same as shrievalty …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sheriffalty — fəlte noun ( es) Etymology: by alteration (influence of sheriff) : shrievalty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sheriffdom — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheriffry — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheriffship — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheriffwick — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shrievalty — Shriev al*ty, n. [Contr. from sheriffalty. See {Shrieve}, n. {Sheriff}.] The office, or sphere of jurisdiction, of a sheriff; sheriffalty. [1913 Webster] It was ordained by 28 Edward I that the people shall have election of sheriff in every shire …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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