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1) a court official, usually a deputy sheriff, who keeps order in the courtroom and handles various errands for the judge and clerk. 2) in some jurisdictions, a person appointed by the court to handle the affairs of an incompetent person or to be a “keeper” of goods or money pending further order of the court. “bailiff” has its origin in old french and middle english for custodian, and in the middle ages was a significant position in the english court system. the word “bailiwick” originally meant the jurisdictional territory of a bailiff.

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