Origin of bailie
OTHER WORDS FROM bailiesub·bail·ie, noun
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How to use bailie in a sentence
The Bailie and those of the garrison, some three or four hundred, guard the gates, and forbid their being opened.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Haud off there, varlet, ken ye not that I am a Bailie of Dumfries?
"Siller in hand is the greatest virtue of a buyer," said the Bailie, with unction.
The Bailie of Dumfries lifted up his hands in consternation.
"Wear a thick doublet, good Henry, or do not speak so loud," reiterated the bailie in the same significant tone.The Fair Maid of Perth|Sir Walter Scott