Head"bor*ough (?), 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. ModernLaw

A petty constable.

[Eng.]

 

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