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headborough


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Headborough  \Head"bor*ough\,  Headborrow  \Head"bor*row\  n. 
  1.  The  chief  of  a  frankpledge,  tithing,  or  decennary, 
  consisting  of  ten  families;  --  called  also  {borsholder}, 
  {boroughhead},  {boroughholder},  and  sometimes 
  {tithingman}.  See  {Borsholder}.  [Eng.]  --Blackstone. 
 
  2.  (Modern  Law)  A  petty  constable.  [Eng.]