waldgrave

waldgrave

[wawld-greyv]
noun
(in the Holy Roman Empire) an officer having jurisdiction over a royal forest.

Origin:
< German Waldgraf (Wald forest + Graf count)

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waldgrave (ˈwɔːldˌɡreɪv)
 
n
(in medieval Germany) an officer with jurisdiction over a royal forest
 
[from German Waldgraf, from Wald forest + Graf count]

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