Definition of bailiff
Origin of bailiff
OTHER WORDS FROM bailiffbail·iff·ship, nounsub·bail·iff, nounun·der·bail·iff, noun
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How to use bailiff in a sentence
The new policy took immediate effect and applied to all employees, including bailiffs, commissioners, clerks and judges, according to the memo.‘Thin blue line’ masks, clothing banned for staff in Maryland district courts|Clarence Williams|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
As bailiffs escorted her into court Thursday, Williams whispered, “Hi, Mom,” to her mother, who was seated at the defense table.Judge chides suspected Pelosi laptop thief: ‘The Constitution prevails here today’|Amy Worden, Marisa Iati|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Two months before, a court bailiff had notified the real Hermitage about the lawsuits.Fraud and the City: Russia’s Manhattan Money Laundering|Michael Daly|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Before long, the judge asked the bailiff to remove him, Cooley said.Sovereign Citizens Are a Sometimes Violent Fringe Group Rejecting All Government|Winston Ross|December 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I saw a bailiff out of the corner of my eye begin to move toward us.
But after a whispered sidebar conference, a uniformed bailiff appeared to escort Mrs. Sandusky and a young male out of the room.Jerry Sandusky Trial: The Defense’s Risky Psych Defense|Diane Dimond|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As he spoke, a female bailiff delivered a stack of thick brown paper restroom hand towels to the defendant.
The declaration of war, or cessation thereof, used to be proclaimed in the market by the High Bailiff.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Mme. Baudoyer, born Mitral, was the sister of the bailiff of that name.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The bailiff, justiciary of the seigniory, had just arrived at the village, accompanied with five or six armed men.
The bailiff having finished his reading, beckoned to a serf named Peter the Lame.
Accidentally the bailiff caught sight of the blind serf, mutilated of his four limbs.