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noun 
  1. excl. (Scotland) (High Sheriff) An official of a shire or county office, responsible for carrying out court orders and other duties.
  2. (Scotland) A judge in the sheriff court, the court of a county or sheriffdom.
  3. A police officer, usually the chief of police for a county or other district.
Etymology: scirgerefa, scÄrÄerÄfa, corresponding to shire + reeve.


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