dikereeve

noun dike·reeve \ˈdīˌkrēv\
variants: less commonly

dykereeve

\ˈdīˌkrēv\

Definition of dikereeve

plural

-s

  1. :  an English official in charge of the drains, sluices, and sea walls in a district of fen or marshy land

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Origin and Etymology of dikereeve

perhaps alteration (influenced by English reeve) of dikegrave (official)


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