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waldgrave

[ wawld-greyv ]
/ ˈwɔld greɪv /
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noun
(in the Holy Roman Empire) an officer having jurisdiction over a royal forest.
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Origin of waldgrave

<German Waldgraf (Wald forest + Graf count)
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British Dictionary definitions for waldgrave

waldgrave
/ (ˈwɔːldˌɡreɪv) /

noun
(in medieval Germany) an officer with jurisdiction over a royal forest

Word Origin for waldgrave

from German Waldgraf, from Wald forest + Graf count
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