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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An officer who has charge of prisoners and jurors in a court.

Usage examples (34)
  • A bailiff usually sits near a door in the courtroom.
  • In the United States the word bailiff has no special significance.
  • Next I called a bailiff I was friendly with at the Goochland courthouse.
  • And they went by train with the bailiff from the farm, who was going in about some sheep-dip and to buy pigs. for more
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