(in Scotland) a court having jurisdiction to try summarily or on indictment all but the most serious crimes and to deal with most civil actions
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Words nearby sheriff court
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Example sentences from the Web for sheriff court
It is the county-town; and hither, in 1660, the sheriff-court was removed from Kincardine by Act of Parliament.
She determined to attend the sheriff-court on Monday morning and ask to be given the custody of Baubie.