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A bailiwick (/ˈblɪwɪk/)[1] is the area where a bailiff is in charge. It used to also mean territories where an appointed bailiff did what a sheriff usually does. The bailiff did that under a royal or imperial writ.

List of Bailiwicks[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Definition of Bailiwick". Oxford University Press. 2020. Archived from the original on May 28, 2020. Retrieved 2021-01-16.