bailiff

agent of lord of manor, landholder
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Bailiff

A bailiff (from Middle English baillif, Old French baillis, bail `custody, charge, office`; cf. bail, based on the adjectival form, baiulivus, of Latin bajulus, carrier, manager) is a manager, overseer or custodian; a legal officer to whom some degree of authority or jurisdiction is given. Bailiffs are of various kinds and their offices and duti.....
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bailiff

a legal officer employed to execute writs, make arrests, distrain goods, etc
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Bailiff

(n) Bailiff is the custodian appointed or otherwise assigned by a court to hold the custody of an incompetent person, properties involved in the legal process and help the jury, judges and court staff in the court procedures.
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bailiff

[n] - an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.
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Bailiff

• (n.) An overseer or under steward of an estate, who directs husbandry operations, collects rents, etc. • (n.) A sheriff`s deputy, appointed to make arrests, collect fines, summon juries, etc. • (n.) Originally, a person put in charge of something especially, a chief officer, magistrate, or keeper, as of a county, town, hundred, or ...
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bailiff

noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.
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Bailiff

[Channel Islands] The Bailiff is the chief justice in each of the Channel Island bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, also serving as president of the legislature and having ceremonial and executive functions. Each bailiwick has possessed its own bailiff since the islands were divided into two jurisdictions in the 13th century. The Bailiffs a...
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Bailiff

Bail'iff noun [ Old French baillif , French bailli , custodian, magistrate, from Latin bajulus porter. See Bail to deliver.] 1. Originally, a person put in charge of something; especially, a chief officer, magistrate, or keeper, as of a county, town, hundred, or cast...
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Bailiff

1) A court official, usually a peace officer or deputy sheriff, who keeps order in the courtroom and handles errands for the judge and clerk. 2) In some jurisdictions, a person appointed by the court to handle the affairs of an incompetent person or to be a keeper of goods or money pending further order of the court.
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Bailiff

A court attendant who keeps order in the courtroom and has responsibility for the jury.
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Bailiff

a law enforcement officer, usually a sheriff, marshal or constable, assigned to a courtroom to keep peace and assist the judge, courtroom clerks, witnesses and jury. A court attendant whose actual duties vary according to jurisdiction and judge but often include maintaining order in the courtroom.
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bailiff

a minor court official with police authority to protect the court while in session and with power to serve and execute legal process. In earlier ... [5 related articles]
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bailiff

agent of lord of manor, landholder
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Bailiff

An official appointed by a court (usually a county court), referred to as an officer of the court. Their work usually involves enforcing court orders, such as warrants of execution, (the seizure of goods belonging to a debtor).
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Bailiff

An official representative of the courts, who may call round to repossess your possessions or house if you cannot keep up on your mortgage repayments and fail to reach an agreement with your lender to ammend your repayments.
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Bailiff

Bailiffs and enforcement officers are people authorised to remove and sell possessions in order to pay the money a debtor owes to a person or an organisation. They may also conduct evictions, and arrest people. A bailiff can also serve (deliver) court documents on people
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bailiff

Court attendant who keeps order in the courtroom and has custody of the jury.
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bailiff

Court officer responsible for keeping order in the court, custody of the jury, and custody of prisoners while in court.
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bailiff

Officer of the court whose job, usually in the county courts, is to serve notices and enforce the court's orders involving seizure of the goods of a debtor. In France, the royal bailli or bayle was...
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bailiff

Officer of the court whose job, usually in the county courts, is to serve notices and enforce the court's orders involving seizure of the goods of a debtor. In France, the royal bailli or bayle was appointed to administer a large area of territory, the baillage, and was a leading local of...
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Bailiff

person in charge of allotting work to peasants, organising repairs to castles, and doing other jobs on a medieval castle
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Bailiff

person in charge of allotting work to peasants, organising repairs to castles, and doing other jobs on a medieval castle
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