shrieval

[ shree-vuh l ]
/ ˈʃri vəl /

adjective

of, belonging to, or relating to a sheriff.

Nearby words

  1. shrewishly,
  2. shrewmouse,
  3. shrewsbury,
  4. shri,
  5. shriek,
  6. shrievalty,
  7. shrieve,
  8. shrift,
  9. shrike,
  10. shrill

Origin of shrieval

First recorded in 1670–80; shrieve1 + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for shrieval

shrieval

/ (ˈʃriːvəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a sheriff
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