bailiwick

  1. the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
  2. a branch of knowledge

Bailiwick

A bailiwick k is usually the area of jurisdiction of a bailiff, and once also applied to territories in which a privately appointed bailiff exercised the sheriff`s functions under a royal or imperial writ. The word is now more generally used in a metaphorical sense, to indicate a sphere of authority, experience, activity, study, or interest. A ba....
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bailiwick

administrative subdivision of a forest; district (of a forest) under a separate jurisdiction, (P 205) [Pettit adds
Found on http://info.sjc.ox.ac.uk/forests/glossary.htm

Bailiwick

• (n.) The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the limits of a bailiff`s authority.
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bailiwick

noun the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Bailiwick

Bail'i·wick noun [ Bailie , bailiff + wick a village.] (Law) The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the limits of a bailiff's authority.
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bailiwick

administrative subdivision of a forest; district (of a forest) under a separate jurisdiction, (P 205) [Pettit adds
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22223

Bailiwick

The district over which a sheriff has jurisdiction; it signifies also the same as county, the sheriff's bailiwick extending over the county.
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bailiwick

[n] - the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
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