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Word of the Day 10/22/16 Bailiwick

Bailiwick (noun)
bailiwick [bey-luh-wik]


noun
1. the district within which a bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction.
2. a person's area of skill, knowledge, authority, or work: to confine suggestions to one's own bailiwick.

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2. domain, department, sphere, territory, turf.

Origin: 1425-75; late Middle English, equivalent to baili- bailie + wick wick

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