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  • n. A headborough; a borsholder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A headborough; a borsholder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In England, a headborough; a borsholder.
  • n. In some parts of northern England, a person who holds property by burgage tenure.

Etymologies

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borough +‎ holder

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