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1. sheriff

noun. ['ˈʃɛrəf, ˈʃɛrɪf'] the principal law-enforcement officer in a county.

Etymology

  • scīrġerēfa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Deputy Sheriff

  • sherriff

2. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies.

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

3. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent.

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

4. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] a member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France).

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)

5. deputy

noun. ['ˈdɛpjəti, ˈdɛpjuːti'] a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others.

Etymology

  • député (French)
  • deputatus (Latin)
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