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One entry found for sheriff.
Main Entry: sher·iff
Pronunciation: primarystresssher-schwaf
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English shirreve "sheriff," from Old English scimacrrgeremacronfa "sheriff," from scimacrr "shire, county" and geremacronfa "a government agent"
: an official of a county who is in charge of enforcing the law

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