Definition of Sherias
1. sheria [n] - See also: sheria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sherias
Literary usage of Sherias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Index to Hazlitt's Handbook and His Bibliographical Collections by George John Gray, William Carew Hazlitt (1893)
"True Copy of Papers delivered to the sherias at Tyburn, 1595-6, II. 648, III. 314. Keymis, Lawrence. Relation of the Second Voyage to Guiana, 1596, H. 83, ..."
2. Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis: Including by Edward Wedlake Brayley (1829)
"... he, and the Clerks of the Exchequer, were invited to our dinner; then the late sherias were sworn to their accounts, and made their proffers; ..."
3. History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the American by George Bancroft (1876)
"... sherias were grown insolent and arbitrary; often •—r-^ distraining even quadruple the value of the tax, and Sept' Avoiding the owner, till it was too ..."
4. Hansard's Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1835)
"He would not say, that the Lord- Lieutenant drank the toasts, hut the Mayor and sherias did. Those Sheriffs, whose office it was to empanel Juries, ..."
5. Wisconsin Session Laws by Wisconsin (1877)
"The mayor or acting mayor, sherias Portage county, and each and every alderman, justice of the peace, marshal, under sheriff and deputy sheriff of Portage ..."
6. Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Illinois by Illinois Constitutional Convention, Illinois (1870)
"... Constitution shall be ratified by the people, the Govern* shall forthwith, after having ascertained the fact, issue writs of election to the sherias of ..."