sheriff

literally
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Sheriff

In principle, a sheriff is a legal official with responsibility for a county or parish. In practice, the specific combination of legal, political and ceremonial duties of a sheriff varies greatly from country to country. ==Term== The word `sheriff`{anchor|shire reeve} is a contraction of the term `shire reeve`. The term, from the Old English s...
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sheriff

literally
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SHERIFF

SHERIFF is a telecom fraud detection and management system, originally developed by BT and MCI. SHERIFF is an acronym for Statistical Heuristic Engine to Reliably and Intelligently Fight Fraud. Initially installed in 1998 to monitor BTs newly replaced calling card service - charge card - monitored out of the charge card operations centre in Liverp...
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Sheriff

(n) A Sheriff is the law enforcing officer appointed with the responsibility of providing protection and policing the jail, courts, civil activity etc
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sheriff

[n] - the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
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Sheriff

• (n.) The chief officer of a shire or county, to whom is intrusted the execution of the laws, the serving of judicial writs and processes, and the preservation of the peace.
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sheriff

noun the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
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Sheriff

[Slovenia] In principle, the term Sheriff (Ĺ erif) was coined by the Slovenian media in reference to local politicians, usually mayors, who are faced with accusations of political corruption, favouritism or clientelism and are faced or charged with criminal investigations and indictments. These politicians are usually successful in eluding ...
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Sheriff

[video game] ==Gameplay== Sheriff has unique controls for shooting and moving around the screen. The shooting joystick consists of a switch that can be pointed into eight different directions. The player must indicate a direction, then press the switch in order to shoot. The movement joystick is also set so that a considerable time delay ex...
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Sheriff

Sher'iff noun [ Middle English shereve , Anglo-Saxon scīr-ger...fa ; scīr a shire + ger...fa a reeve. See Shire, and Reeve , and confer Shrievalty .] The chief officer of a shire or county, to whom is intrusted the execution of the laws, the serv...
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sheriff

a senior executive officer in an English county or smaller area who performs a variety of administrative and judicial functions. Officers of this ... [5 related articles]
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Sheriff

An officer of the Crown whose duties, amongst other things, consist of the enforcement of High Court writs of execution
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sheriff

In England and Wales, the crown's chief executive officer in a county for ceremonial purposes; in Scotland, the equivalent of the English county-court judge, but also dealing with criminal cases;...
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sheriff

In England and Wales, the crown's chief executive officer in a county for ceremonial purposes; in Scotland, the equivalent of the English county-court judge, but also dealing with criminal cases; and in the USA the popularly elected head law-enforcement officer of a county, combining judicial authority with administrative duties
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sheriff

n. the top law enforcement officer for a county, usually elected and responsible for police protection outside of incorporated cities, management of the county jail, providing bailiffs for protection of the courts, and such civil activities as serving summonses, subpenas and writs, conducting judgment sales, and fulfilling various functions ordered...
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Sheriff

principal official administering a shire or county in the Anglo-Saxon and medieval periods for the Crown
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Sheriff

Royal official, based in a castle, who was in charge of law and order
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Sheriff

Royal official, based in a castle, who was in charge of law and order
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Sheriff

Sheriff is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Sheriff

The chief official of a County (Hey 1998 p 415).
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Sheriff

The name for a judge in the sheriff court.
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Sheriff

The sheriff is a British light cabin monoplane and trainer aircraft. It was developed during the early 1980s.
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Sheriff

The top law enforcement officer for a county, usually elected, who is responsible for police protection outside of incorporated cities, management of the county jail, and providing bailiffs for protection of the courts. The sheriff's uniformed police are called deputy sheriffs. A sheriff also handles civil activities like serving summons, subpenas,...
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