bailie definition

  • noun:
    • A Scottish municipal officer corresponding to an English alderman.
    • Obsolete A bailiff.
    • A bailiff
    • An officer in Scotland, whoever workplace formerly corresponded to this of sheriff, however now corresponds to this of an English alderman.
    • An obsolete spelling of bailey.
    • . A bailiff.
    • In Scotland: the main magistrate of a barony or element of a county, having functions equal to those of a sheriff. A municipal officer or magistrate, corresponding to an alderman in England.
    • See baily.

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