Definition of Bailiffship in English :

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Bailiffship meaning in English

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1. bailiffship

the office of bailiff

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see synonyms of bailiffship
the office of a bailiff

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1. A court attendant entrusted with duties such as the maintenance of order in a courtroom during a trial.
2. An official who assists a British sheriff and who has the power to execute writs, processes, and arrests.
3. Chiefly British An overseer of an estate; a steward.

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