Fun Dictionary -> alderman

alderman - Devil's Dictionary definition

n. An ingenious criminal who covers his secret thieving with a pretence of open marauding.

alderman - Foolish Dictionary definition

A political office known as the Crook's Road to Wealth. From Eng. all, and Greek derma, meaning skin--"all skin."

alderman - Vulgar Dictionary definition

A roasted turkey garnished with sausages; the latter are supposed to represent the gold chain worn by those magistrates.