Bailiff vs. Beadle

Bailiff vs. Beadle — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Bailiff and Beadle

Bailiffnoun

A court attendant entrusted with duties such as the maintenance of order in a courtroom during a trial.

Beadlenoun

A minor parish official formerly employed in an English church to usher and keep order during services.

Bailiffnoun

An official who assists a British sheriff and who has the power to execute writs, processes, and arrests.

Beadlenoun

a parish constable, a uniformed minor (lay) official, who ushers and keeps order

Bailiffnoun

Chiefly British An overseer of an estate; a steward.

Beadlenoun

an attendant to the minister

Bailiffnoun

(law enforcement) An officer of the court, particularly:

Beadlenoun

a warrant officer

Bailiffnoun

A reeve, (specifically) the chief officer executing the decisions of any English court in the period following the Norman Conquest or executing the decisions of lower courts in the late medieval and early modern period.

Beadlenoun

a minor parish official who serves as an usher and preserves order at services

Bailiffnoun

(UK) A high bailiff: an officer of the county courts responsible for executing warrants and court orders, appointed by the judge and removable by the Lord Chancellor.

Beadlenoun

United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)

Bailiffnoun

(UK) A bound bailiff: a deputy bailiff charged with debt collection.

Bailiffnoun

Any law enforcement officer charged with courtroom security and order.

Bailiffnoun

A huissier de justice or other foreign officer of the court acting as either a process server or as courtroom security.

Bailiffnoun

A public administrator, particularly:

Bailiffnoun

(obsolete) A king's man: any officer nominated by the English Crown.

Bailiffnoun

(historical) The chief officer of a hundred in medieval England.

Bailiffnoun

The title of the mayor of certain English towns.

Bailiffnoun

The title of the castellan of certain royal castles in England.

Bailiffnoun

The chief justice and president of the legislature on Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel Islands.

Bailiffnoun

The High Bailiff of the Isle of Man.

Bailiffnoun

(obsolete) A bailie: an alderman in certain Scottish towns.

Bailiffnoun

(historical) An appointee of the French king administering certain districts of northern France in the Middle Ages.

Bailiffnoun

(historical) A head of a district ("bailiwick") of the Knights Hospitaller; a head of one of the national associations ("tongues") of the Hospitallers' headquarters on Rhodes or Malta.

Bailiffnoun

(historical) A landvogt in the medieval German states.

Bailiffnoun

A private administrator, particularly Steward

Bailiffnoun

(historical) A steward: the manager of a medieval manor charged with collecting its rents, etc.

Bailiffnoun

(historical) An overseer: a supervisor of tenant farmers, serfs, or slaves, usually as part of his role as steward (see above).

Bailiffnoun

The foreman or overman of a mine.

Bailiffnoun

Any debt collector, regardless of his or her official status.

Bailiffnoun

an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.