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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. In certain jurisdictions, a deputy sheriff; second in command to a sheriff.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sheriff's deputy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sheriff's deputy; more specifically, as distinguished from deputy sheriffs in general, a deputy on whom as under-sheriff the law devolves the powers of sheriff in case of a vacancy, the vice-sheriff having the powers of a deputy meanwhile.


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