Definition of Shireman
1. sheriff [n SHIREMEN] - See also: sheriff
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shireman
Literary usage of Shireman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1906)
"shireman, 28 Ind. 136. The court erred, however, In discharging the attachment and declaring the bond released. Upon what theory this was done is not ..."
2. Counties of Morgan, Monroe, and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical by Charles Blanchard (1884)
"HENRY shireman, SB., is a native of Lincoln County, NC, was born December 18, 1823, and is a son of Michael and Elizabeth ..."
3. England Before the Norman Conquest: Being a History of the Celtic, Roman and by Charles William Chadwick Oman (1910)
"It seems hard to believe that he is not an early form of the sheriff, and in the later days of the Anglo-Saxon monarchy the two terms shireman and sheriff ..."
4. The History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams by Israel Daniel Rupp (1846)
"About the year 1827 and 1828 several more, by Jacob Rupp and others, when it was called shiremanstown, after Daniel shireman, deceased, ..."