Hundreder

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hundreder (Law) A person competent to serve on a jury, in an action for land in the hundred to which he belongs.
    • Hundreder An inhabitant or freeholder of a hundred.
    • Hundreder One who has the jurisdiction of a hundred; and sometimes, a bailiff of a hundred.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hundreder An inhabitant or a freeholder in a hundred.
    • n hundreder In English law, a man who may be of a jury in any controversy respecting land within the hundred to which he belongs.
    • n hundreder One having the jurisdiction of a hundred; sometimes, the bailiff of a hundred. Also hundredor, hundredman.
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Usage

In literature:

The chief officer was "hundreder" or "constable".
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
I think it's what musical people calls a tenner, though it might be a hundreder for the noise it makes.
"Christmas Penny Readings" by George Manville Fenn
Witodlice, for dhaes {134} hundredes ealdres geleafan weardh se bedreda gehaeled.
"The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church" by Ælfric
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