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- n. Plural form of starost.
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Even on the estates of the higher nobility, of the starosts, and of the crown, all the farm buildings were dilapidated and useless.
The cities were filled with colonists, street after street rose from the ruins, the estates of the starosts were changed into crown estates, new villages of colonists were laid out, new agricultural enterprises ordered.
The noblemen and the starosts inflicted their punishments with unrestrained caprice.
The prince introduced me to his handsome sister, and to several palatins and starosts.
_voivodes_, marshals, "castellans," starosts, and lower officials, in town and country, and to the governors and courts of Poland.