ealderman

noun
eal·der·man
variants: or ealdorman

archaic variant of

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

2a : a magistrate formerly ranking next below the mayor in an English or Irish city or borough

b : a high-ranking member of a borough or county council in Ireland or formerly in England chosen by elected members

3 : a member of a city legislative body

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