Definition of boroughholder. Meaning of boroughholder. Synonyms of boroughholder

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Definition of boroughholder

Boroughholder Bor"ough*hold"er, n. A headborough; a borsholder.
Headborough 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 boroughholder from wikipedia

- Kent Folkestone Town Council (charter trustees 1974–2004) 64 Gateshead Boroughholders and Freemen of the Borough of Gateshead 1695 County Durham Gateshead...
- bishop of Durham as lord of the manor, and another sixteenth part to the boroughholders and freemen of Gateshead, in compensation for their exclusive right...