Definitions for undersheriffˈʌn dərˌʃɛr ɪf
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un•der•sher•iffˈʌn dərˌʃɛr ɪf(n.)
a sheriff's deputy.
Origin of undersheriff:
In certain jurisdictions, a deputy sheriff; second in command to a sheriff.
a sheriff's deputy
An undersheriff is an office derived from ancient English custom and remaining in, among other places, England and Wales and the United States, though performing different functions.
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