Meaning of low bailiff in English:

low bailiff


  • (The title of) an officer of the municipal government of, or a local court in, some English boroughs, towns, etc.; specifically one of the officers of a court leet.

    Now historical or in the title of an officer of some of the small number of remaining courts leet, as Alcester and Henley-in-Arden (both in Warwickshire).


Late 17th century.