Definition of Bailiwicks

1. Noun. (plural of bailiwick) ¹



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Definition of Bailiwicks

1. bailiwick [n] - See also: bailiwick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailiwicks

bailey
baileychlore
baileychlores
baileys
bailie
bailies
bailiff
bailiffs
bailiffship
bailiffships
bailiffwick
bailiffwicks
bailing
bailing out
bailiwick
bailiwicks (current term)
bailli
baillie
baillies
baillis
bailment
bailments
bailor
bailors
bailout
bailouts
bailpiece
bailpieces
bails
bails out

Literary usage of Bailiwicks

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Nor did this incident stand alone : the delicate constitutional «Question of the Free bailiwicks added to the intensity of feeling. all the villages in the ..."

2. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"We will call upon the cities to respect our alliances,'' said they, •' and if they refuse, we will enter the common bailiwicks by force to procure ..."

3. Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the by P. L. Jacob (1876)
"The bailiwicks.—Struggles between Parliament and the Chatelet.—Codification of the Customs and Usages.—Official Cupidity.—Comparison between the Parliament ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1802)
"... of the petty Italian states and Swiss bailiwicks are to history. ART. XIII.—Observations on some Medals and ..."

5. History of Switzerland by John Wilson (1832)
"If in the establishment of these common, or, so called, free bailiwicks, the confederates swerved from the more enlarged policy of their fathers (who had ..."

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