Definition of Baillies

1. Noun. (obsolete Scotland) (plural of baillie) ¹



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Definition of Baillies

1. baillie [n] - See also: baillie

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baillies

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

Literary usage of Baillies

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

1. Records of Old Aberdeen, MCLVII-[MCMIII] by Aberdeen (Scotland) (1899)
"The said day in pns. of the baillies and ... the pnt. baillies Johne Forbes Mr Johne Lundie and Mr Williame Rait haue ..."

2. Historical Geography of the Clans of Scotland by Thomas Brumby Johnston, James Alexander Robertson, William Kirk Dickson (1899)
"... AND baillies. THE ROLL OF THE NAMES OF THE ... AND baillies OF LANDIS IN THE ... and baillies. ..."

3. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1908)
"... that the saidis baillies doe [most . . .] délie, by all meanes both direct and indirect seike unto ..."

4. The History of Kilmarnock by Archibald M'Kay (1880)
"community of the said town, and their successors in office, baillies, ... then present baillies, and Matthew Duncan, then treasurer of the said burgh, ..."

5. Charters and Other Documents Relating to the City of Glasgow by Glasgow (Scotland), James David Marwick, Robert Renwick, Glasgow (Scotland, Scottish Burgh Records Society (1894)
"ACT of Parliament ratifying and approving the foundation and disposition, by the Provost, baillies, and Councillors of Glasgow, of the revenue of the ..."

6. Charters and Other Writs Illustrating the History of the Royal Burgh of by Aberdeen (Scotland) (1890)
"K1ng /ames VI. grants licence to the provost, baillies, etc., of Aberdeen to remain at home from the army at Dumfries. 18(h March, 1593. ..."

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