WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY
Bailiwick
bay-li-wik
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Middle English, 15th century
1

A bailiff’s jurisdiction

2

A person’s specific area of skill, knowledge, or ability

Examples of Bailiwick in a sentence

“Criminals who find themselves tried in his bailiwick can expect stern courtroom rules.”

“I’m a novice at science, but literature is my bailiwick.”

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