Waldgrave
Waldgrave \Wald"grave\, n. [See {Wald}, and {Margrave}.] In the old German empire, the head forest keeper. [1913 Webster]

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  • waldgrave — /wawld grayv/, n. (in the Holy Roman Empire) an officer having jurisdiction over a royal forest. [ < G Waldgraf (Wald forest + Graf count)] * * * waldgrave /wöldˈgrāv/ noun 1. In medieval Germany, a head forest ranger 2. An old German title of …   Useful english dictionary

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  • waldgrave —   n. former German title of count; head forest ranger.    ♦ waldgravine, n. wife of a waldgrave …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • waldgrave — /wawld grayv/, n. (in the Holy Roman Empire) an officer having jurisdiction over a royal forest. [ < G Waldgraf (Wald forest + Graf count)] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Wildgrave — Wild grave , n. [G. wildgraf or D. wildgraaf. See {Wild}, and cf. {Margrave}.] A waldgrave, or head forest keeper. See {Waldgrave}. [1913 Webster] The wildgrave winds his bugle horn. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • waldgravine — /wöldˈgrä vēn/ noun The wife or widow of a waldgrave • • • Main Entry: ↑waldgrave …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Graf — For other uses, see Graf (disambiguation). Graf is a historical German noble title equal in rank to a count (derived from the Latin Comes, with a history of its own) or a British earl (an Anglo Saxon title akin to the Viking title Jarl). A… …   Wikipedia

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