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The bailiff escorted them from the courtroom.
  court officer responsible for keeping order in the court including custody of the jury, and custody of prisoners while in court
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  • The bailiff escorted them from the courtroom.
  • The bailiff was accused of making prejudicial statements to the jury.
  • The clerk called Peter’s case, and two bailiffs led him through a doorway.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Just as the bailiff came into the hall to call them to the courtroom, Mr. Washington turned the corner and strode toward them, smiling.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire

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  • The bailiff beside me became more and more alert.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • I took a moment before turning to the bailiff to call Myers to the stand.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The next page was a letter from Father to his bailiff.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • The clerk called the case, and the bailiffs brought Johnny Wayne in through a door to my right and led him to the podium ten feet in front of the judge.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • ’Where does he live?’ the bailiff from the farm asked, when Jim had been lifted on to a hurdle.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • A bailiff stepped to Roark’s side to escort him out Roark stood by the defense table.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead

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  • Her wallet and sweatshirt were taken from her—the bailiff told Luma she couldn’t wear the garment in the jail because it might be contaminated with lice.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • "Please rise," the bailiff requested.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • They sent word by the bailiff to Mr. Prescott they wanted to testify in the case.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • There, disguised under other names, and concealed under other costumes, are police agents, magistrates, attorneys-general, and bailiffs.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Unseen by the spy, Mr. Cruncher stood at his side, and touched him on the shoulder like a ghostly bailiff.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • The court bailiff carried the sealed verdicts to the bench.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • And a gentleman to hobnob with a bailiff!
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Neither judge nor bailiff is known there.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The judge asked that Mrs. Henderson be subpoenaed, and when Momma arrived and said she was Mrs. Henderson, the judge, the bailiff and other whites in the audience laughed.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • How wildly it heightens the effect of that passage in Froissart, when, masked in the snowy symbol of their faction, the desperate White Hoods of Ghent murder their bailiff in the market-place!
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • He examined the bailiff’s accounts of the village in Ryazan which belonged to his wife’s nephew, wrote two business letters, and walked over to the granaries, cattle yards and stables before dinner.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Rock, the head bailiff, standing at the bar blew the foamy crown from his tankard.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • As I crossed the floor I finally had a clear view of everything-the crowd, the judge, the prosecutors and defense attorneys-and I made a point of focusing only on the bailiff, who was waiting for me by the witness stand.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • He was a shabby stooped little drunkard with a white face and a white moustache white eyebrows, pencilled above his little eyes, which were veined and raw; and all day long he sat in the bailiff’s room, waiting to be put on a job.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • He worked past her and nodded at the bailiff, Ed Soames, then picked out a document from the evidence table and made his way back to the witness stand.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • ’Have you still the same bailiff?’
    Ivan Turgenev  --  Fathers and Sons
  • Did you ever see a dun, my dear; or a bailiff and his man?
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • But it was the tone common to all the bailiffs he had ever had.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Oh, it’s cost him plenty-but he’s bought the judge, the clerks, the bailiffs, their backers, their backers1 backers, a few legislators, half a dozen administrators-he’s bought the whole legal process, like a private thoroughfare, and there’s no single crossroad left for me to squeeze through to stop it!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • I tell the bailiff.
    Henry James  --  The Turn of the Screw
  • But a job in 1915 doesn’t pay off the bailiff in 1914.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • The bailiff asked her to state her name, and over and over again she said it was Annie Wilkes, but she said no more; she sat there with her fibrous solid ominous body displacing air and said her name over and over again but no more than that.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • A subdued laughter went around the courtroom but the judge wasnt laughing nor the bailiff.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • She found him one—the widow of a bailiff at Dieppe—who was forty-five and had an income of twelve hundred francs.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • My bailiff tells me you are quite the proper person.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • The bailiff’s four sergeants were still there, stiff, motionless, as painted statues.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • As McEachern watched him from the window, he felt something of that pure and impersonal outrage which a judge must feel were he to see a man on trial for his life lean and spit on the bailiff’s sleeve.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Then I awoke like a man drained of blood who wanders alone in a waste of rushes; like one whom the bailiff has seized and his heart pounds with terror.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Plus the seats are cramped, and if you doze off the bailiff gets after you.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • She has experience at it, at standing before judges and bailiffs, pleading.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • They were introduced to Fred the bailiff, who had popped out ofsome room or other when they had come in.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • She’s the widow of a bailiff.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • The blacksmith, the farm bailiff, and the schoolmaster himself were standing in perplexed attitudes in the parlour before the instrument.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • We were dressed and barbered alike, and could pass for small farmers, or farm bailiffs, or shepherds, or carters; yes, or for village artisans, if we chose, our costume being in effect universal among the poor, because of its strength and cheapness.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • 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.
    William Shakespeare  --  Twelfth Night
  • Now that Oak had turned himself into a shepherd, it seemed that bailiffs were most in demand.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Presently, the farm-bailiff came up to give his master a report, and Fred, to his unspeakable relief, was dismissed with the injunction to come again soon.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • So far as I know, this is the first time as here you’ve been, since it’s been known as the bailiff’s in the house; and I was here yesterday, and looked at all Bessy’s linen and things, and I told her I’d buy in the spotted tablecloths.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • I know this man well: he hath been since an ape-bearer; then a process-server, a bailiff; then he compassed a motion of the Prodigal Son, and married a tinker’s wife within a mile where my land and living lies; and, having flown over many knavish professions, he settled only in rogue: some call him Autolycus.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Winter’s Tale
  • The first time we filed out of our holding pen—a small room in the superior courthouse that would begin to feel as familiar as my apartment—I thought maybe some bailiff had let us into the wrong courtroom.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
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