Bailiff in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Bailiff

a legal officer who maintains order in a courtroom during a trial

Examples of Bailiff in a sentence

As the defendant’s witness stood in the witness box, the bailiff held the Bible out to swear her in. 🔊

The courthouse in Greene County has an unusual situation regarding the bailiff because he is over 80 years old, and his main responsibility is to keep hardened criminals in line. 🔊

No one was surprised in the courtroom at the bailiff’s reaction by tackling the violent criminal to the ground. 🔊

Judge Judy’s bailiff always seems to agree with her comments in the courtroom. 🔊

The advertisement for a bailiff at the Moore County Courthouse required the candidate to be observant and athletic. 🔊

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