Associations to the word «Alderman»


ALDERMAN, noun. A member of several municipal legislative bodies in a city or town.
ALDERMAN, noun. (UK) (historical) (obsolete slang) A half-crown coin; its value, 30 pence.
ALDERMAN, noun. (1811) A roasted turkey. Only used in alderman in chains and alderman hung in chains.
ALDERMAN, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

ALDERMAN, noun. A member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council); "aldermen usually represent city wards".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley