bailie

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

bai·lie

noun \ˈbā-lē\

Definition of BAILIE

1
chiefly dialect :  bailiff
2
:  a Scottish municipal magistrate corresponding to an English alderman

Origin of BAILIE

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with BAILIE

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