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See also: Sheriff
sheriff (plural sheriffs)
- (UK, except Scotland) (High Sheriff) An official of a shire or county office, responsible for carrying out court orders and other duties.
- (Scotland) A judge in the sheriff court, the court of a county or sheriffdom.
- (US) A police officer, usually the chief of police for a county or other district.
- shrieve (obsolete)
- To carry out the duties of a sheriff
sheriff m (plural sheriffs)
- sheriff (all senses)
- alguacil m