Definitions for verdererˈvɜr dər ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ver•der•erˈvɜr dər ər(n.)
a judicial officer in charge of the royal forests of England.
Category: Western History
Origin of verderer:
1535–45; < AF verderer, OF verd(i)er < L viridārius=virid(is) green +-ārius -ary (see -er2)
An official in charge of a royal forest; in modern times, still extant in the New Forest and the Forest of Dean
alt. of Verderor
Verderers are officials in Britain who deal with Common land in certain former royal hunting areas which are the property of The Crown.
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