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Meaning of BAILIWICK

Pronunciation:  'beyluwik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\Bail"i*wick\, n. [Bailie, bailiff + wick a village.]
(Law)
The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the
limits of a bailiff's authority.

 
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