Definition of Tipstaffs
1. tipstaff [n] - See also: tipstaff
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Literary usage of Tipstaffs
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 (1826)
"... one of the tipstaffs of the Fleet, and, Wir. ACTON, Keeper of the Marshalsea Prison : 3 GEORGE II. ..."
2. A Book of Costs in the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer by Richard George Dax (1856)
"FEES OF UNDER USHERS, CRIERS, AND COURT KEEPERS. These fees are now abolished; as the officers are now paid by salary. tipstaffs' FEES ..."
3. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts (1863)
"... and the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer shall severally continue to appoint the tipstaffs formerly appointed by the warden of the Fleet ..."
4. The Prison Act, 1865: With the Other Statutes and Parts of Statutes in Force by William Cunningham Glen (1865)
"tipstaffs of XI.—Every tipstaff of the high court of Chancery, and of chancery, shall give such security by bond or otherwise to the keeper of court of the ..."
5. The Statutes: Revised Edition by Great Britain (1878)
"s '" Court of Exchequer shall severally continue to appoint the tipstaffs formerly appointed by the warden of the Fleet Prison to act in the Courts of ..."
6. The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence (1842)
"... shall severally appoint the tipstaffs heretofore appointed l>y the warden of the Fleet Prison to act in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas, ..."
7. A Collection of the Public General Statutes Passed in the ... Year of the by Great Britain (1848)
"tipstaffs of Court of Chan- eery, &c. to give Security by Bond or otherwise to Keeper of ... Penalty on tipstaffs neglecting to give Security or disobeying ..."
8. The Legal Observer, Digest, and Journal of Jurisprudence (1848)
"... it is expedient to alter such be done by the said Secretary of i provisions in regard to the Queen's Prison : 5. tipstaffs of Court of Chancery, fyc., ..."