Boroughholder
Boroughholder Bor"ough*hold"er, n. A headborough; a borsholder. [1913 Webster]

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  • boroughholder — Headborough Head bor*ough Headborrow Head bor*row(h[e^]d b[u^]r*[ o]), n. 1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; called also {borsholder}, {boroughhead}, {boroughholder}, and sometimes {tithingman}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boroughhead — Headborough Head bor*ough Headborrow Head bor*row(h[e^]d b[u^]r*[ o]), n. 1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; called also {borsholder}, {boroughhead}, {boroughholder}, and sometimes {tithingman}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • borsholder — Headborough Head bor*ough Headborrow Head bor*row(h[e^]d b[u^]r*[ o]), n. 1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; called also {borsholder}, {boroughhead}, {boroughholder}, and sometimes {tithingman}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Headborough — Head bor*ough Headborrow Head bor*row(h[e^]d b[u^]r*[ o]), n. 1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; called also {borsholder}, {boroughhead}, {boroughholder}, and sometimes {tithingman}. See {Borsholder} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Headborrow — Headborough Head bor*ough Headborrow Head bor*row(h[e^]d b[u^]r*[ o]), n. 1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; called also {borsholder}, {boroughhead}, {boroughholder}, and sometimes {tithingman}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tithingman — Headborough Head bor*ough Headborrow Head bor*row(h[e^]d b[u^]r*[ o]), n. 1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; called also {borsholder}, {boroughhead}, {boroughholder}, and sometimes {tithingman}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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