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- n. A bound bailiff.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Bound bailiff, under bound, a.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An under-bailiff; a subordinate civil officer, appointed to serve writs and to make arrests and executions.
A corruption of bound bailiff. (Wiktionary)