Sentence Examples

  • In the 16th century it was governed by an alderman, bailiff and constable.
  • He was also, as he tells us himself, alderman of a London ward and an active partisan in municipal politics.
  • The ordinances were enforced by an alderman with the assistance of two or more deputies, or by one or two masters, wardens or keepers.
  • A puritan may go to his brown-bread crust with as gross an appetite as ever an alderman to his turtle.
  • If the councillor does not make it within that time, he is liable to a fine the amount of which, if not determined by bye-law of the council, is £25 in the case of an alderman or councillor, and £50 in the case of the chairman.

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