Significado de rancelman en en Inglés

rancelman

(also ranselman, ranzelman)

Pronunciación /ˈrɑːns(ə)lmən/ /ˈrans(ə)lmən/

nombre

historical Scottish
  • A local officer formerly appointed in Orkney and Shetland to investigate thefts and minor offences, and otherwise maintain good order in the district.

Origen

Early 17th century. Origin uncertain. Probably from an unattested Norn compound.