[ sher-if ]
/ ˈʃɛr ɪf /
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Robert Cedric, 1896–1975, English playwright and novelist.
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The Sherriff’s Department declined an interview request and did not respond to questions in writing.County’s ‘Crime-Free Housing’ Programs Walk Fine Line Between Safety, Surveillance|Jesse Marx|March 16, 2021|Voice of San Diego
And Sherriff and baby Agnes had passed the 21 days incubation period, proving they had not contracted Ebola.The Life of a Liberian Child with Ebola|Sarah Crowe|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He knowd the men ez stopped the courts las' week wouldn' be afeard o' stoppin a sherriff.The Duke of Stockbridge|Edward Bellamy
Daniel Brewster, he felt, would have beamed upon a son-in-law like Roscoe Sherriff.
Despite the eulogies which Sherriff had uttered concerning Peter, he found his doubts increasing.
Roscoe Sherriff was pacing the lobby of the hotel nervously, carrying a small hand-bag.
The conduct of Sinclair at the battle of Sherriff Muir was not inconsistent with his former life.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745.|Mrs. Thomson
British Dictionary definitions for Sherriff
/ (ˈʃɛrɪf) /
R (obert) C (edric). 1896–1975, British dramatist and film writer, best known for his play of World War I Journey's End (1928). His film scripts include Goodbye Mr. Chips (1936) and The Dam Busters (1955)
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