Definitions

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  • n. An inhabitant or freeholder of a hundred (administrative subdivision).
  • n. One competent to serve on a jury in an action for land in the hundred to which he belongs.
  • n. One who has the jurisdiction of a hundred; and sometimes, a bailiff of a hundred.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inhabitant or freeholder of a hundred.
  • n. A person competent to serve on a jury, in an action for land in the hundred to which he belongs.
  • n. One who has the jurisdiction of a hundred; and sometimes, a bailiff of a hundred.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant or a freeholder in a hundred.
  • n. In English law, a man who may be of a jury in any controversy respecting land within the hundred to which he belongs.
  • n. One having the jurisdiction of a hundred; sometimes, the bailiff of a hundred. Also hundredor, hundredman.

Etymologies

hundred +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Twelve freeholders were chosen, who, having sworn, together with the hundreder, or presiding magistrate of that division, to administer impartial justice, [**] proceeded to the examination of that cause which was submitted to their jurisdiction.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part A. From the Britons of Early Times to King John

  • ‘freshman’ for proselyte; ‘mooned’ for lunatic; ‘foreshewer’ for prophet; ‘hundreder’ for centurion; Jewel ‘foretalk’, where we now employ preface; Holland ‘sunstead’ where we use solstice; ‘leechcraft’ instead of medicine; and another, ‘wordcraft’ for logic; ‘starconner’

    English Past and Present

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