A bailiwick /ˈbeɪlᵻwɪk/ is usually the area of jurisdiction of a bailiff, and once
also applied to territories in which a privately appointed bailiff exercised the ...
Define bailiwick: the office or jurisdiction of a bailiff—bailiwick in a sentence.
Bailiwick definition, the district within which a bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction. See
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A bailiwick is an area of knowledge in which a person or institution has control or
expertise — as in "My bailiwick is international relations." There is a faintly ...
bailiwick (plural bailiwicks). the district within which a bailie or bailiff has
jurisdiction. The Bailiwick of Jersey. a person's concern or sphere of operations,
A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority. See Synonyms at field. 2.
The office or district of a bailiff. [Middle English bailliwik : baillif, bailiff; see bailiff +
Ironically, "bailiwick" originally denoted, not an unwelcome responsibility, but the
area of one's power and influence. "Bail" comes from the Latin "bajulus," or ...
An area of familiarity or expertise, as London or car repair might be someone's
bailiwick of expertise. Notes: Today's word is not related to the Old Bailey in ...
bailiwick (n.) Look up bailiwick at Dictionary.com: "district of a bailiff," early 15c.,
baillifwik, from bailiff (q.v.) + Middle English form of Old English wic "village" (see