Definition of Hogreeve. Meaning of Hogreeve. Synonyms of Hogreeve

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Definition of Hogreeve

Hogreeve
Hogreeve Hog"reeve`, n. [See Reeve.] A civil officer charged with the duty of impounding hogs running at large. [New Eng.] --Bartlett.

Meaning of Hogreeve from wikipedia

- A hog reeve or hogreeve, hog-reeve, hog constable is a Colonial New England term for a person charted with the prevention or appraising of damages by stray...
- included selectman, ****ay master, culler of staves, fence viewer, hayward, hogreeve, measurer of boards, pounder, sealer of leather, tithingman, viewer of...
- all others of that surname in the area. That same year, he was elected hogreeve, followed by public service as surveyor of highways, Fence Viewer, and...