alderman

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English alderman, aldermon, from Old English ealdorman, ealdormann, from ealdor (elder, parent, chief, prince, author) + mann (man). See ealdorman.

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  • Hyphenation: al‧der‧man

Noun[edit]

alderman (plural aldermen)

  1. A member of a municipal legislative body in a city or town.
  2. (Britain, historical, obsolete slang) A half-crown coin; its value, 30 pence.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English

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alderman m (plural aldermans)

  1. alderman

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alderman m

  1. alderman

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  • West Frisian: âlderman