bailiery

noun
bai·​li·​ery
variants: or less commonly bailiary \ ˈbālēˌerē , -​ri \
plural -es

Definition of bailiery

: the jurisdiction of a bailie

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First Known Use of bailiery

1609, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bailiery

Middle English baillierie from baillie + -erie -ery

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The first known use of bailiery was in 1609

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“Bailiery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bailiery. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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