sheriffdom

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sheriff +‎ -dom

NounEdit

sheriffdom (plural sheriffdoms)

  1. The regions in which a sheriff has authority.
    Crossing the river got him beyond his old nemesis' sheriffdom and into the territory of a more liberal authority.
  2. The office, or period of office, of a sheriff.
    His sheriffdom began with his election and ended with his death.

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Last modified on 21 August 2012, at 21:39