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Definition of boroughhead
BoroughheadBoroughhead Bor"ough*head`, n.
See Headborough. [Obs.] boroughheadHeadborough Head"bor*ough, Headborrow Head"bor*row n.
1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary,
consisting of ten families; -- called also borsholder,
boroughhead, boroughholder, and sometimes
tithingman. See Borsholder. [Eng.] --Blackstone.
2. (Modern Law) A petty constable. [Eng.]
Meaning of boroughhead from wikipedia
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law, the term headborough, head-borough, borough-head, borrowhead, or chief
pledge, referred historically
to the head of the legal, administrative...
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