Definitions for bailieˈbeɪ li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bail•ieˈbeɪ li(n.)

  1. (in Scotland) a municipal officer or magistrate.

    Category: Government, Scottish

  2. Obs.

    Category: Law, Government

    Ref: bailiff .

Origin of bailie:

1250–1300; ME baillie < OF bailli, var. of baillifbailiff


  1. bailie(Noun)

    A bailiff

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bailie(noun)

    an officer in Scotland, whose office formerly corresponded to that of sheriff, but now corresponds to that of an English alderman


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