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bailiff
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Twelfth Night
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  • Go, Sir Andrew; scout me for him at the corner of the orchard, like a bum-bailiff; so soon as ever thou seest him, draw; and as thou drawest, swear horrible; for it comes to pass oft that a terrible oath, with a swaggering accent sharply twanged off, gives manhood more approbation than ever proof itself would have earned him.

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  • The bailiff escorted them from the courtroom.
  • The bailiff was accused of making prejudicial statements to the jury.

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