from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the six administrative districts into which the Isle of Man is divided.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tithing, or division, in the Isle of Man, in which there is a coroner, or chief constable. The island is divided into six sheadings.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Isle of Man, a riding, tithing, or division in which there is a coroner or chief constable. The isle is divided into six sheadings.


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