from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An inhabitant or a freeholder in a hundred.
- noun In English law, a man who may be of a jury in any controversy respecting land within the hundred to which he belongs.
- noun One having the jurisdiction of a hundred; sometimes, the bailiff of a hundred. Also hundredor, hundredman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An inhabitant or freeholder of a hundred.
- noun (Law) A person competent to serve on a jury, in an action for land in the hundred to which he belongs.
- noun One who has the jurisdiction of a hundred; and sometimes, a bailiff of a hundred.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An
inhabitantor freeholderof a hundred(administrative subdivision).
- noun law One
competentto serve on a juryin an actionfor landin the hundredto which he belongs.
- noun One who has the
jurisdictionof a hundred; and sometimes, a bailiffof a hundred.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Twelve freeholders were chosen, who, having sworn, together with the hundreder, or presiding magistrate of that division, to administer impartial justice, [**] proceeded to the examination of that cause which was submitted to their jurisdiction.
‘freshman’ for proselyte; ‘mooned’ for lunatic; ‘foreshewer’ for prophet; ‘hundreder’ for centurion; Jewel ‘foretalk’, where we now employ preface; Holland ‘sunstead’ where we use solstice; ‘leechcraft’ instead of medicine; and another, ‘wordcraft’ for logic; ‘starconner’
English Past and Present Richard Chenevix Trench 1846