Definition of Bailli

1. a magistrate [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailli

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

Literary usage of Bailli

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

1. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"picture of the ideal bailli which shows plainly what possibilities of good lay in this office if it could be administered by such men The Ideal as ^e ^as 'n ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1777)
"... Letters that they come from the pen of M. bailli, the learned and acute Author of the ... who, according to M. bailli, made their exit from this globe, ..."

3. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1856)
"bailli.—Well, as she can't marry yon both, that is a very prudent ... bailli.—Oh! that alters the case ; but perhaps we can do something for you, Walter. ..."

4. The History of Hindostan: Its Arts, and Its Sciences, as Connected with the by Thomas Maurice (1795)
"i The respective Hypotheses of M. bailli, and M. Du Puts considered — The Possibility stated of there being in Chaldea, Persia, and India, some Remains of ..."

5. Switzerland: Or, A Journal of a Tour and Residence in that Country, in the by Louis Simond (1823)
"The bailli sent to Goven- tree by the council of Berne, (Mr. Jenner,) is the very best ... A Bernese bailli unites all possible powers in his own person, ..."

6. Norman Institutions by Charles Homer Haskins (1918)
"... forest.167 The ordinary local courts of the vicomte and bailli are not mentioned in the Très Ancien Coutumier and have left few traces in the charters. ..."

7. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1903)
"1 The bailli was not the only one that Mirabeau bewitched. ... The fact is," he wrote to the bailli on the fifteenth of February, 1769, ..."

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