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The meaning of Sheriffs

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noun

(in england and wales) the chief executive officer of the crown in a county, having various administrative and judicial functions.

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In a letter the procurator fiscal raised no objection to this, but in court the crown argued, and t…
noun

(in scotland) a judge.

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They numbered some of the most powerful people in scotland - judges, sheriffs and senior lawyers us…
noun

An elected officer in a county, responsible for keeping the peace.

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And the spokeswoman for the broward county sheriffs office candidly stated that we did that because…
noun

An officer of the supreme court who enforces judgements and the execution of writs.

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These relate to the conduct of officers of the registry of the supreme court and of officers of the…
noun

An elected law officer in a county (= an area of local government)

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Shérifs

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Word origin

Old English scīrgerēfa (see shire, reeve1).

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