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sheriffalty

sher·iff·al·ty
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sher-i-fuh l-tee]
    • /ˈʃɛr ɪ fəl ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sher-i-fuh l-tee]
    • /ˈʃɛr ɪ fəl ti/

Definitions of sheriffalty word

  • abbreviation SHERIFFALTY shrievalty. 1
  • noun sheriffalty the office of sheriff, its jurisdiction and term of office 0

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Origin of sheriffalty

First appearance:

before 1510
One of the 26% oldest English words
1510-20; alteration of shrievalty by influence of sheriff

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Parts of speech for Sheriffalty

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

sheriffalty popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

sheriffalty usage trend in Literature

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