Bors"hold`er (?), n. [OE. borsolder; prob. fr. AS. borg, gen. borges, pledge + ealdor elder. See Borrow, and Elder, a.] Eng.Law

The head or chief of a tithing, or borough (see 2d Borough); the headborough; a parish constable.

Spelman.

 

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