Definition of Bailiffship

1. Noun. The office of bailiff.

Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: Bailiff



Definition of Bailiffship

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailiffship

baile
bailed
bailed out
bailee
bailees
bailer
bailers
bailey
baileychlore
baileychlores
baileys
bailie
bailies
bailiff
bailiffs
bailiffship (current term)
bailiffships
bailiffwick
bailiffwicks
bailing
bailing out
bailiwick
bailiwicks
bailli
baillie
baillies
baillis
bailment
bailments
bailor

Literary usage of Bailiffship

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Europe, Past and Present: A Comprehensive Manual of European Geography and by Franz Heinrich Ungewitter (1850)
"Riviera, or Polete, chief town of the former bailiffship of the same name. CF. ... formerly a bailiffship, wliich in 1500 allied to the cantons of Uri, ..."

2. Materials for a History of the Church and Priory of Monymusk by William M. MacPherson (1895)
"Therefore . . we order you . . to . . hand over . . the sasine . . of the foresaid lands . . and bailiffship . . to the foresaid . ..."

3. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"... prodigal Saxon neighbour, at a total cost of 370000 dollars — including, among other acquisitions immediate or on reversion, the hereditary bailiffship ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"... prodigal Saxon neighbour, at a total cost of 370000 dollars — including, among other acquisitions immediate or on reversion, the hereditary bailiffship ..."

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