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bailiff
used in Misery

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Definition
court officer responsible for keeping order in the court including custody of the jury, and custody of prisoners while in court
  • 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.
    Part 1 — Annie (31% in)

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