Definitions

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  • n. The regions in which a sheriff has authority.
  • n. The office, or period of office, of a sheriff.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of sheriff; shrievalty.
  • n. The district or territory over which a sheriff's jurisdiction extends.

Etymologies

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sheriff +‎ -dom

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