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Definition of "deputy sheriff" []

  • Someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "deputy sheriff" in a sentence
  • "He worked as a cooper at Dundee, Illinois, but crime prevention was evidently in his blood, and after running down a counterfeiting gang he was appointed deputy sheriff of Kane County, and later of Cook County, Chicago."
  • "Miranda Shakes, and that deputy sheriff she dated."
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