Definition of Baillie

1. n. Bailiff.



Definition of Baillie

1. Noun. (obsolete) The jurisdiction of a bailie or bailiff; a bailiwick. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Baillie

1. bailli [n -S] - See also: bailli

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baillie

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

Literary usage of Baillie

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

1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"Was not* captain baillie desired, in the terms of i that proposal, ... If it • was a proposal of Mr. Murphy alone, captain baillie was led into an error. ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1825)
"The Works of Matthew baillie, MD; to which is prefixed, An Account of his Life, ... THE claims of Dr. baillie to posthumous notice are various and uncommon. ..."

3. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"baillie made a reply, which it had been well for his им n reputation and for his country, ... Finding that he could not pass baillie without a battle, ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1853)
"baillie made a reply, which it had been well for his own reputation and for his country, ... Finding that he could not pass baillie without a battle, ..."

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