bailli

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French[edit]

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From Old French bailif (nominative singular bailis), from Vulgar Latin *bāiulivus, 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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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. (Jersey) to give
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

bailli m ‎(plural baillis)

  1. (Jersey, law) bailiff