Alderman vs Aldermaness - What's the difference?
As a proper noun alderman
As a noun aldermaness is
(rare) a female alderman; an alderwoman.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A member of several municipal legislative bodies in a city or town.
A half-crown coin; its value, 30 pence.
*:Half-a-crown'' is known as an (alderman), (half a bull), (half a tusheroon), and a (madza caroon); whilst a ''crown'' piece, or ''five shillings , may be called either a (bull), or a (caroon), or a (cartwheel), or a (coachwheel), or a (thick-un), or a (tusheroon).
* baillie (Scotland )
(rare) A female alderman; an alderwoman.