Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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hundred +‎ -er

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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