What does bailie mean?

Definitions for bailieˈbeɪ li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bailie.


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bailie

    bāl′i, n. a municipal officer in Scotland corresponding to an English alderman: (obs.) a sheriff's officer; but cf. Scotch Wat′er-bail′ies, constables employed to carry out the Tweed Fisheries Acts: (obs.) the chief magistrate of a Scottish barony or part of a county, with functions like a sheriff's. [O. Fr. bailli, land-steward, officer of justice. See Bailiff.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bailie in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bailie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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