waldgrave

[wawld-greyv]

noun

(in the Holy Roman Empire) an officer having jurisdiction over a royal forest.

Origin of waldgrave

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

waldgrave

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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