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Definition of the noun bailie
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noun - plural: bailies
- [Scotland] A bailiff
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Intended for the Use of the Public at Large, as Well as of the Profession by Robert Bell, Sir John Skene
BAILIE is a magistrate or an officer appointed by a proprietor to give infeftment in land. 1. A Magistrate. — The bailie of a burgh, whether a royal burgh or a burgh of barony, is a magistrate possessed of certain jurisdiction by common law as ...
Climate Change Policy (2002)
A Survey by Stephen H. Schneider, Armin Rosencranz, John O. Niles
ALISON BAILIE is an associate scientist at Tellus Institute, a 541 ...
by JOHN NICHOLS
Bailie, Ford, Pearson, &c. Mr. Bailie is an able ...
by Collins Dictionaries
Bailie is an honorary title given to senior local councillorsinsome areas. Itnowhas no legalsignificance, although formerly bailies had some of the powers of a magistrate. [The word comes from theOld French baillif a bailiff] ...
The Waverley Dictionary (1885)
An Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Characters in Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, with a Descriptive Analysis of Each Character, and Illustrative Selections from the Text by May Rogers
MacWheeble, Duncan, Bailie. Bradwardine 's " confidential factor, baron-bailie and man of resource.'' Either out of more respect or in order to preserve that proper declination of person which showed a ...
The bailie court is just a sheriff court within the borough, exercising civil jurisdiction cumulatively with the sheriff in the same classes of questions in so far as applicable to a borough, and having a summary power in alimenting prisoners and ...
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Scrabble value of B3A1I1L1I1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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