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Definition of borsholder
BorsholderBorsholder Bors"hold`er, n. [OE. borsolder; prob. fr. AS.
borg, gen. borges, pledge + ealdor elder. See Borrow, and
Elder, a.] (Eng. Law)
The head or chief of a tithing, or borough (see 2d
Borough); the headborough; a parish constable. --Spelman. borsholderHeadborough 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 borsholder from wikipedia
- In English
law, the term headborough, head-borough, borough-head, borrowhead, or chief
pledge, referred historically
to the head of the legal, administrative...
town); their equivalent
to the tithingman
, borough-holder or headborough. The Norman Conquest introduced
was in the area now called Pizien
Well and a mace called
the Dumb Borsholder
, now hanging
in the Church, is ****ociated with this manor. A right
of the tithing. In some counties
", but the whole
of Mr Viner's duties
to this office
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