subbailie

bailie

[bey-lee]
noun
1.
(in Scotland) a municipal officer or magistrate, corresponding to an English alderman.
2.
Obsolete, bailiff.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English baillie < Old French bailli, variant of baillif bailiff

subbailie, noun
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bailie (ˈbeɪlɪ)
 
n
1.  (in Scotland) a municipal magistrate
2.  an obsolete or dialect spelling of bailiff
 
[C13: from Old French bailli, from earlier baillifbailiff]

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