high bailiff

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high bailiff (plural high bailiffs)

  1. An officer of the county courts responsible for executing warrants and court orders.
    • 1888, Henry D. Barton, Analytical Digest of Cases Published in the Law Journal Reports, Volume 57, page 270:
      Every bailiff duly appointed may serve or execute any process which by any Act passed or to be passed is directed to be served or executed by a high bailiff, unless otherwise specially provided against therein.

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