You might almost tempt the maire himself, by offering him gold.
The document was purposed to be signed by the maire, under his official seal.
"You should make a protest to the Commandant," said the maire, but not very hopefully.
The president of the city council is a mayor, or maire, a creole.
Meanwhile the officer called for a corporal's guard to place the maire under arrest.
His signature has, of course, to be countersigned by the maire.
The maire shrugged his shoulders at the disingenuous parenthesis.
We had business with the maire of the commune of Richebourg St. Vaast.
The maire had pricked up his ears at the mention of the prisoners.
Once or twice he spat demonstratively, but the maire took no notice.