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deputy sheriff

noun
1.
a peace officer subordinate to a sheriff.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75
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  • He took it across the street to a deputy sheriff's house.
  • Upon receipt of the written grounds for the dismissal, the deputy sheriff may request a hearing.
  • Some reserve deputies have a goal to become a regular-fulltime deputy sheriff.

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