(in Scotland) a court having jurisdiction to try summarily or on indictment all but the most serious crimes and to deal with most civil actions
noun 1. the law-enforcement officer of a county or other civil subdivision of a state. 2. (formerly) an important civil officer in an English shire. noun 1. (in the US) the chief law-enforcement officer in a county: popularly elected, except in Rhode Island 2. (in England and Wales) the chief executive officer of the Crown […]
noun 1. shrievalty.
noun, Informal. 1. a private detective. 2. a person remarkably adept at solving mysteries, especially by using insight and logical deduction: Who’s the sherlock who can tell me where my pen is? noun 1. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “fair-haired.”. noun a clever and perceptive person Examples That teenager is […]
adjective 1. pertaining to or characteristic of the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, known for his skill in solving mysteries through deductive reasoning. noun 2. a devoted fan of or an expert on the adventures of Sherlock Holmes.