balivia

baliva /balayva/ (Spelled also balliva; equivalent to balivatus, balivia).
L. Lat.
In old English law, a bailiwick; the jurisdiction of a sheriff; the whole district within which the trust of the sheriff was to be executed. 3 Bl.Comm. 283
+ bailivia
/beyliviya/
In old law, a bailiffs jurisdiction, a bailiwick; the same as bailium.
In old English law, a liberty, or exclusive jurisdiction, which was exempted from the sheriff of the county, and over which the lord of the liberty appointed a bailiff with such powers within his precinct as an under-sheriff exercised under the sheriff of the county

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • balivia — baliva /balayva/ (Spelled also balliva; equivalent to balivatus, balivia). L. Lat. In old English law, a bailiwick; the jurisdiction of a sheriff; the whole district within which the trust of the sheriff was to be executed. 3 Bl.Comm. 283 +… …   Black's law dictionary

  • baliva — /balayva/ (Spelled also balliva; equivalent to balivatus, balivia). L. Lat. In old English law, a bailiwick; the jurisdiction of a sheriff; the whole district within which the trust of the sheriff was to be executed. 3 Bl.Comm. 283 + bailivia… …   Black's law dictionary

  • balliva — baliva /balayva/ (Spelled also balliva; equivalent to balivatus, balivia). L. Lat. In old English law, a bailiwick; the jurisdiction of a sheriff; the whole district within which the trust of the sheriff was to be executed. 3 Bl.Comm. 283 +… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bailivia — baliva /balayva/ (Spelled also balliva; equivalent to balivatus, balivia). L. Lat. In old English law, a bailiwick; the jurisdiction of a sheriff; the whole district within which the trust of the sheriff was to be executed. 3 Bl.Comm. 283 +… …   Black's law dictionary

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