alderman

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From Old English aldormann or ealdormann. See ealdorman.

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  • Hyphenation: al‧der‧man

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alderman (plural aldermen)

  1. A member of several municipal legislative bodies in a city or town.
  2. (UK, historical, obsolete slang) A half-crown coin; its value, 30 pence.
  3. (obsolete, slang) A roasted turkey. Only used in alderman in chains and alderman hung in chains.

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alderman m

  1. alderman

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