Origin of bailie
Examples from the Web for bailie
Meantime the Bailie, notwithstanding the success of his first onset, was sorely bested.Rob Roy, Complete, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
It is the same case with the Edinburgh bailie and the miller of the Canonmills, worthy man!Records of a Family of Engineers|Robert Louis Stevenson
I suspect, Tom, you and the Bailie were rather convivial after supper.
But as the Bailie insisted, and as the party evidently wished to accept, he could not hold out.Red Cap Tales|Samuel Rutherford Crockett
Bailie Craigdallie and a brother magistrate closed the melancholy procession, exhibiting similar marks of mourning.The Fair Maid of Perth|Sir Walter Scott