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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Obsolete spelling of bailey.
  • n. The regular English spelling of the word now used only in the Scotch spelling bailie. See bailie.
  • n. The jurisdiction, authority, or office of a bailiff or bailie; hence, jurisdiction or authority, especially as delegated; stewardship.
  • n. The district of a bailiff or bailie; a bailiwick.

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