sheriff

[ UK /ʃˈɛɹɪf/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɛɹəf, ˈʃɛɹɪf/ ]
NOUN
  1. the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
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How To Use sheriff In A Sentence

  • Dustin Archibald, 21, of Denham Springs surrendered to Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies on Thursday. Louisiana Trail-Cam Thief Says He Was Protecting Deer
  • One sheriff admitted handing out 6000 certificates, for which he was either paid a shilling or given a dram of whisky.
  • The recorder, prosecutor and coroner are Republicans, while the auditor, treasurer and sheriff are Democrats.
  • Before the swearing of any of the jurors, 15 the defendant or prosecutor in England and Ireland could challenge the array of jurors compiled by the sheriff.
  • The sheriff said the casino owners were elated to get the cash back, even if it was a little wet.
  • William Ragsdale, playing the Sheriff oof, playing sheriffs... well, life is short of a small bayou town hagged by what seem to be Biblical plagues. Oh, you're so COOL, Brewster!
  • Ill eneugh to keep the doors open as it is, let be facing Whitsunday and Martinmas — an auld leather pock there is, Maister Francie, in ane of worthy Maister Bindloose the sheriff-clerk’s pigeon-holes, in his dowcot of a closet in the burgh; and therein is baith charter and sasine, and special service to boot; and that will be chapter and verse, speer when ye list.” Saint Ronan's Well
  • Mr. Romney drew first when his campaign had Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County, a semirural stretch of Arizona, record automated calls to Iowa voters last month calling Mr. Perry "part of the illegal-immigration problem. High Noon on Immigration; Toss-Up on the Prairie
  • BLYTHE - A parolee was back behind bars today in Blythe, held on suspicion of possessing and transporting methamphetamine for sales, sheriff's and jail officials said. undefined
  • The Norman kings were often overseas and appointed a Justiciar, Regent or Lieutenant to represent them in the kingdom, as the Sheriff did in the shire.
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