Definition of alderman:
councilwoman, selectman, assemblyman, district representative, magistrate, city father, ward officer, council member, representative, member of the board of aldermen, municipal legislator, borough elector.
- "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- "Sketches New and Old, Part 1.", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens).
- "The Expressman and the Detective", Allan Pinkerton.