Lit. 'Welsh *reeve', i.e. the administrator required perhaps to collect taxes from the Welsh. He was also probably required to patrol and maintain the Welsh border. The word is found in *ASC for 897.

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • wealhgeréfa — m ( n/ n) commander of the wealhfæreld …   Old to modern English dictionary

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