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What is the etymology of this word? Use your dictionary if necessary. sheriff a)Old Frenchshare riff b)Old Englishshire reeve c)High Germanscherriffe d)Greekchariss
B. Old English Shire reeve The word "sheriff" is a contraction of the term "shire reeve". [ The term, from the Old English scirgerefa, designated a royal official responsible for keeping the peace (a "reeve") throughout a shire or county on behalf of the king.[1] The term was preserved in England notwithstanding the Norman Conquest. From the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms the term spread to several other
regions, at an early point to Scotland, latterly to Ireland, and to the United States. Read more: ]
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