shrievalty

noun
shrie·​val·​ty | \ ˈshrē-vəl-tē How to pronounce shrievalty (audio) \

Definition of shrievalty

chiefly British
: the office, term of office, or jurisdiction of a sheriff

First Known Use of shrievalty

1502, in the meaning defined above

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“Shrievalty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shrievalty. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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