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Bailable
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bailie definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. chiefly dialect bailiff 2. a Scottish municipal magistrate corresponding to an English alderman

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. esp. hist. a municipal officer and magistrate in Scotland. Etymology: ME, f. OF bailli(s) BAILIFF

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bailie Bail"ie, n. [See Bailiff.] 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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