noun, plural eal·dor·men. Obsolete.
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The government of the Ealdorman may not have been less effective than that of the King.The Growth of the English Constitution
Edward A. Freeman
The ealdorman may have contracted a dubious or a morganatic marriage.Domesday Book and Beyond
Frederic William Maitland
These are the ealdorman or earl, and the scirgerefa or sheriff.
The ealdorman was taxed, might and main, to protect his own lands.The Ward of King Canute
Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
"So we shall have a good talk together," the ealdorman said.King Alfred's Viking
Charles W. Whistler