Word:

Reeve

Pronunciation: r?v
n.1.(Zool.) The female of the ruff.
v. t.1.(Naut.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.
[imp. & p. p. Rove (r?v); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeving.]
n.1.an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; - used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc.
Noun1.Reevereeve - female ruff
Verb1.reeve - pass a rope through; "reeve an opening"
2.reeve - pass through a hole or opening; "reeve a rope"
3.reeve - fasten by passing through a hole or around something

REEVE. The name of an ancient English officer of justice, inferior in rank to an alderman.
     2. He was a ministerial officer, appointed to execute process, keep the king's peace, and put the laws in execution. He witnessed all contracts and bargains; brought offenders to justice, and delivered them to punishment; took bail for such as were to appear at the county court, and presided at the court or folcmote[?]. He was also called gerefa.
     3. There were several kinds of reeves as the shire-gerefa, shire-reeve or sheriff; the heh-gerefa, or high-sheriff, tithing-reeve, burgh or borough-reeve.

G-man, MP, alderman, archon, bailie, bailiff, beadle, beagle, bound bailiff, burghermaster, burgomaster, cabinet member, cabinet minister, captain, catchpole, chancellor, chief of police, city councilman, city father, city manager, commissar, commissioner, constable, councillor, councilman, councilwoman, county commissioner, county supervisor, deputy, deputy sheriff, detective, elder, fed, federal, flic, gendarme, government man, headman, induna, inspector, legislator, lictor, lieutenant, lord mayor, mace-bearer, magistrate, maire, marshal, mayor, minister, minister of state, mounted policeman, narc, officer, patrolman, peace officer, police captain, police commissioner, police constable, police inspector, police matron, police officer, police sergeant, policeman, policewoman, portreeve, roundsman, secretary, secretary of state, selectman, sergeant, sergeant at arms, sheriff, superintendent, supervisor, syndic, tipstaff, tipstaves, trooper, undersecretary, warden
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