adjective \ˈshrē-vəl, especially Southern ˈsrē-\

Definition of SHRIEVAL

chiefly British
:  of or relating to a sheriff

Origin of SHRIEVAL

obsolete shrieve sheriff, from Middle English shirreve — more at sheriff
First Known Use: 1681

Rhymes with SHRIEVAL


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