bailli

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bailif (nominative singular bailis), itself from baillir or baillier, or from Vulgar Latin *bāiulivus (possibly as an early borrowing), from Latin baiulus.

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bailli m (plural baillis)

  1. (historical) a bailiff: an appointee of the king administering certain districts of northern France in the medieval period

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Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French baillier, from Latin bāiulāre, present active infinitive of bāiulō (I carry a burden), from bāiulus (one who bears burdens, porter, carrier).

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bailli

  1. (France, Jersey) to give

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French bailif, from Late Latin *bāiulivus (possibly as an early borrowing), from Classical Latin bāiulus (one who bears burdens, porter, carrier).

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Noun[edit]

bailli m (plural baillis)

  1. (Jersey, law) bailiff