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]

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  • sheriffwick — /sher if wik /, n. shrievalty. [1425 75; late ME; see SHERIFF, WICK3] * * * …   Universalium

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

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

  • sheriffwick — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English shirrefwyke, from shirref, shirreve sheriff + wyke, wik wick more at wick : shrievalty …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ferm of the City (King's) —    Mentioned in will of John de Pulteneye, 1349 (Ct. H.W. I. 610).    The fee farm rent paid to the Crown for the Sheriffwick of Middlesex from the time of Henry I. amounted to £300, but the Crown lands within the City and liberties may be… …   Dictionary of London

  • archbishopric — Synonyms and related words: Kreis, abbacy, aedileship, archdeaconry, archdiocese, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocracy, arrondissement, bailiwick, bishopdom, bishopric, borough, canonicate, canonry, canton, cardinalship, chairmanship,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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