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Meaning of BAILIWICK

Pronunciation:  'beyluwik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
  2. [n]  the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction

BAILIWICK is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: branch of knowledge, discipline, field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field
 See Also: allometry, applied science, architecture, arts, bibliotics, communication theory, communications, divinity, engineering, engineering science, frontier, humanistic discipline, humanities, jurisdiction, knowledge base, knowledge domain, liberal arts, major, military science, numerology, ology, science, scientific discipline, technology, theology



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bail"i*wick\, n. [Bailie, bailiff + wick a village.]
The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the
limits of a bailiff's authority.

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