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bailiff

Chiefly Brit (formerly) a high official having judicial powers
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The top prize-winner, who scoops the new Robbie Williams album Rudebox, and an official hooded T-shirt, is Tasmin Bailif of Ombersley, Droitwich.
``During the summer I counted 40 caravans on the grass.'' A spokesman for Liverpool City Council said possession orders had been granted by the courts on both sites and that bailif fs would evict the travellers within days.
Unemployed Newbery will appear before a High Bailiff or Deputy Bailif on Monday.