ealdorman

noun
eal·dor·man | \ˈal-dər-mən \

Definition of ealdorman 

: the chief officer in a district (such as a shire) in Anglo-Saxon England

First Known Use of ealdorman

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ealdorman

Old English — more at alderman

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