alderman - Devil's Dictionary definition n. An ingenious criminal who covers his secret thieving with a pretence of open marauding.
alderman - Foolish Dictionary definitionA political office known as the Crook's Road to Wealth. From Eng. all, and Greek derma, meaning skin--"all skin."
alderman - Vulgar Dictionary definitionA roasted turkey garnished with sausages; the latter are supposed to represent the gold chain worn by those magistrates.