noun, plural eal·dor·men. Obsolete.
Examples from the Web for ealdorman
I did not like this at all, but the ealdorman laughed at her and then at me, the more that he saw that I was put out.A Prince of Cornwall|Charles W. Whistler
Then know I that Odda the ealdorman has been playing the land lubber again, and wonder what is wrong.King Alfred's Viking|Charles W. Whistler
The other was Eanulf the Ealdorman, and as I entered he rose up and faced me.A Thane of Wessex|Charles W. Whistler
His authority was greater than the Ealdorman's, and his warriors were more numerous than those which the Ealdorman had led.A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)|Samuel R. Gardiner.
Sweyn's mother, who accompanied him to his new kingdom, was Aelgifa, the daughter of an ealdorman in Northampton.The Story of Norway|Hjalmar H. Boyesen