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- n. The office or position of an alderman.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office of an alderman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of an alderman; aldermanate.
Another alderman, Nicholas Exton, of Queenhithe Ward, had recently been removed from his aldermancy for opprobrious words used to
First, not all words ending in - mancy are names of divination systems; aldermancy and psychomancy are good examples.
Philipot, his rival, either resigned or was deprived of his aldermancy. (
Judgment was, therefore, pronounced in his absence and he was deprived of his aldermancy. (