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bailiff


In dictionary for phrase bailiff was found total 4 words.

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bailiff

Definition:

BailiffOriginally, a person put in charge of something especially, a chief officer, magistrate, or keeper, as of a county, town, hundred, or castle; one to whom power/ of custody or care are intrusted.
BailiffA sheriff's deputy, appointed to make arrests, collect fines, summon juries, etc.
BailiffAn overseer or under steward of an estate, who directs husbandry operations, collects rents, etc.

Synonyms:

functionary, official,

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(noun) official (generic term)|functionary (generic term)

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n. 1 a sheriff's officer who executes writs and processes and carries out distraints and arrests. 2 Brit. the agent or steward of a landlord. 3 US an official in a court of law who keeps order, looks after prisoners, etc. 4 Brit. (hist. except in formal titles) the sovereign's representative in a district, esp. the chief officer of a hundred. 5 the first civil officer in the Channel Islands. [ME f. OF baillif ult. f. L bajulus carrier, manager],

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Merrian-Webster dictionary

Term Word class Description
bailiff nounchiefly British : one who manages an estate or farm

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