Shrieve \Shrieve\, n. [Contr. from OE. shereve. See {Sheriff}.] A sheriff. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • shrieve — archaic variant of shrive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Shrieve — This most interesting surname, with variant spellings Shreeve(s), Shreve, Shrive, Schrieve, Shireff, and Sheriff, originated as an occupational name for a sheriff, a word derived from the Old English scir , shire, administrative district, plus… …   Surnames reference

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  • Michael Shrieve — (* 6. Juli 1949 in San Francisco) ist ein US amerikanischer Schlagzeuger, Perkussionist, Produzent und Komponist. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Diskographie (Auswahl) 2.1 Schlagzeuger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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