schout

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Dutch schout

Noun[edit]

schout (plural schouts)

  1. (historical) A municipal officer in the North American Dutch colonies.

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch schout.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

schout m (plural schouten, diminutive schoutje n)

  1. sheriff, bailiff