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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old English scīrġerēfa, corresponding to shire + reeve.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɛɹɪf/, /ˈʃɛɹəf/

NounEdit

sheriff (plural sheriffs)

  1. (Britain, except Scotland) (High Sheriff) An official of a shire or county office, responsible for carrying out court orders, law enforcement and other duties.
  2. (Scotland) A judge in the sheriff court, the court of a county or sheriffdom.
  3. (US) A government official, usually responsible for law enforcement in his county and for administration of the county jail, sometimes an officer of the court, usually elected.

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VerbEdit

sheriff (third-person singular simple present sheriffs, present participle sheriffing, simple past and past participle sheriffed)

  1. To carry out the duties of a sheriff

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English sheriff.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sheriff m (plural sheriffs)

  1. sheriff (all senses)

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