- the district of a bailiff
- one's particular area of activity, authority, interest, etc.
Origin of bailiwickMiddle English from baili, bailie + wik from Old English wic, village
- A person's specific area of interest, skill, or authority. See Synonyms at field.
- The office or district of a bailiff.
Origin of bailiwickMiddle English bailliwik baillif bailiff ; see bailiff . wik town ( from Old English wīc ) ( from Latin vīcus ; see vicinity . )