official superintendent provost marshal overseer protestant low countries collegiate church military police prison placed vice president early modern charge military hold universities provost cell manager chapter provost sergeant provosty former mayor scandinavia prior town medieval head prepositure arrest affairs dean criminal officer particularly chief senior continental provostal cell countries abbot second in command any assistant provosts charged provostry germany prepositus constable cathedral deputy academic provostial college france region punish master flanders one provostship context european various magistrate minister provostorial burgh church administrator fencing other
Definition: a high-ranking university administrator
Definition: One placed in charge: a head, a chief
Definition: A dean: the head of a cathedral chapter.
Definition: To be delivered to a provost marshal for punishment.