noun, plural eal·dor·men.Obsolete.
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Example sentences from the Web for ealdorman
All of which the ealdorman spoke to me of, but neither Erpwald nor Elfrida knew that war was in the air.
Presently with the quiet of knowing all done that might be done on us, the ealdorman and I went down to his house.
Still, you were then but the landless house-carle captain, and yet you dared to look up to the daughter of the ealdorman.
Our lord-lieutenant corresponds to the ealdorman of other days, and the present sheriff to the ancient shire-reeve.Devonshire|Francis A. Knight
Sometimes he will give land to an under-king or to an ealdorman, for they also have souls and may desire salvation.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland