High bailiff

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the chief bailiff.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Passing sentence on the latest offence, Deputy High Bailiff Jayne Hughes said: "Your references paint a very different picture of you from that contained in the evidence in the trial.
But the most important office was that of the high bailiff who was responsible for the legality of the weights and measures used in the town's markets.
Alcester High Bailiff, Steve Payne, chair of the organising committee, said: "Last year's royal street party was fantastic, attracting thousands of revellers.
The B&Q store worker appeared before the High Bailiff 's Court in the Isle of Man, where he admitted using "provoking behaviour" by posting messages on Facebook.
Sentencing him yesterday, deputy high bailiff Alistair Montgomery said: "It is difficult to imagine a worse allegation.
"It beats a bailiff's feast," writes Freeth, with a sidewise swipe at the town's high bailiff. Like Burns, Freeth was a radical, and his pub the gathering point of reformers.
High bailiff Michael Moyle told him: "It is somewhat ironic that you used to be a striker.
High Bailiff Michael Moyle sentenced McAvennie to four months in prison, suspended for a period of two years, ordered him to pay court costs of pounds 113.70 and said he was not to be permanently excluded from the island.
McAvennie appeared at the High Bailiff's Court, and denied affray and disorderly behaviour on a licensed premises and was bailed to return to court for trial at a later date.
Passing sentence, High Bailiff Michael Moyle said Kershaw's life was turning into a "Greek tragedy".
High Bailiff Michael Moyle made the comments while passing sentence in Douglas, on the Isle of Man, and said previous warnings about the DJ's behaviour appeared to have fallen on "deaf ears".
An Isle of Man Constabulary spokeswoman said: "The Constabulary can confirm that Andrew Kershaw appeared before the Deputy High Bailiff at a court in Douglas on August 30.
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