from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of bailiff.
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- n. the office of bailiff
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The seneschal also carried out the mandates of the king in miscellaneous administrative matters, such as restoring people to possession of their property or directing the profits of the bailiffship of Montsegure to the repair and maintenance of the gates of that town.
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