Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A waldgrave, or head forest keeper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A waldgrave, or head forest keeper. See waldgrave.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The title of various German counts or nobles whose office originally was connected with the forests or with hunting.

Etymologies

German Wildgraf or Dutch wildgraaf. See wild, and compare margrave. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • No real violence was done to us, and once or twice, when it was known that some tyrannical wildgrave or venal burgess had been delivered to the mercy of the guild, we received shouted suggestions as to his disposal - most of them obscene and many impossible.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

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