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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An under-bailiff; a subordinate civil officer, appointed to serve writs and to make arrests and executions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See Bound bailiff, under bound, a.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, obsolete A bound bailiff.

Etymologies

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A corruption of bound bailiff.

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