Definitions for: Bailiwick

[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"
[n] the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction

Webster (1913) Definition: Bail"i*wick, n. [Bailie, bailiff + wick a village.]
The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the
limits of a bailiff's authority.

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

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