• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Undersheriff A sheriff's deputy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n undersheriff A sheriff's deputy; more specifically, as distinguished from deputy sheriffs in general, a deputy on whom as under-sheriff the law devolves the powers of sheriff in case of a vacancy, the vice-sheriff having the powers of a deputy meanwhile.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Undersheriff un′dėr-sher-if a deputy sheriff
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In literature:

The undersheriff was on his way to town, but on sighting his superior among us, he halted and a conference ensued.
"The Outlet" by Andy Adams
He employed a deputy or undersheriff, who was an attorney, and clerks.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
I have been repeatedly undersheriff of Devon, and therefore beg to state the mode in which executions take place.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 104, October 25, 1851" by Various

In news:

Warren Mabey, left, will take on Vengenock's role as county as undersheriff.
Multnomah County Undersheriff's Trip to Border School Cost Taxpayers $1,273.
Undersheriff resigns amid affair allegations.
Send "Smith appointed as Greenwood County Undersheriff " to a friend.
Special prosecutor denied, Bianchi can investigate Undersheriff .
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Former Greenwood County Undersheriff charged.
Undersheriff Holder receives training in law enforcement advancements, share best practices.
County Gov Presley appointed undersheriff .
According to Montcalm County Undersheriff Mark Bellinger, a deputy patrolling around 1:04 am noticed what he at first assumed to be stranded motorists at the intersection of W.
Timothy Dean Carter, 46, of Portland and Jeff Earl Kropf, 45, of Halsey were the only occupants on the plane, Linn County Undersheriff Bruce Riley said.
Undersheriff Bruce Riley identified the victims in the Monday afternoon crash as 46-year-old Timothy Dean Carter of Portland and 45-year-old Jeff Earl Kropf of Halsey.
One thing potentially in his favor: His mother is the longtime personal secretary for Undersheriff Paul Tanaka.
No property damage was reported, Niagara County Undersheriff Michael Filicetti said.
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Undersheriff Dwain.