ealderman

noun eal·der·man
variants: or

ealdorman

archaic variant of

  1. 1 :  a person governing a kingdom, district, or shire as viceroy for an Anglo-Saxon king

  2. 2a :  a magistrate formerly ranking next below the mayor in an English or Irish city or boroughb :  a high-ranking member of a borough or county council in Ireland or formerly in England chosen by elected members

  3. 3 :  a member of a city legislative body

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