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Origin of bailie
OTHER WORDS FROM bailiesub·bail·ie, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for bailie
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