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sheriff British & World English

(In England and Wales) the chief executive officer of the Crown in a county, having various administrative and judicial functions

high sheriff in sheriff British & World English

(In England and Wales) the chief executive officer of the Crown in a county, having various administrative and judicial functions

sheriff clerk British & World English

(In Scotland) the clerk of a sheriff’s court

sheriff court British & World English

(In Scotland) a judicial court for civil cases, equivalent to a county court

sheriff-depute British & World English

(In Scotland) the chief judge of a county or district

sheriff principal British & World English

(In Scotland) each of six chief judges

undersheriff British & World English

A deputy sheriff