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aldermanry

[awl-der-muh n-ree]
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noun, plural al·der·man·ries.
  1. the district, office, or rank of an alderman.

Origin of aldermanry

First recorded in 1200–50, aldermanry is from the Middle English word aldermanrie. See alderman, -ry
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Historical Examples

  • Under the circumstances it was deemed best to keep the aldermanry open until Wilkes regained his liberty.

    London and the Kingdom - Volume III

    Reginald R. Sharpe

  • He resigned his aldermanry in 1502, on the pretext of poverty, apparently in order to avoid the expense of mayoralty.

  • He purchased the Aldermanry of this ward, as by the abstract of deeds, which I have read thereof, may appear.