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  • héahgeréfa — m ( n/ n) high sheriff, chief officer, proconsul, prefect …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Hochgraf, der — Der Hochgraf, des n, plur. die en, an einigen Orten, besonders Westphalens, ein Nahme eines Oberrichters; dergleichen Hochgrafen es noch an mehrern Orten in der Grafschaft Mark gibt. Angels. Heahgerefa …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Mormaer — Scottish word for its English equivalent of steward or *high reeve, the OldEngl. for which was heahgerefa and the Latin summus *praepositus. [< Gaelic mor = great + maer = bailiff] Cf. Reeve …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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