Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A bailiff; a constable.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A name formerly given to a sheriff's deputy or to a constable or other officer whose duty it is to arrest persons. He was a sort of serjeant The word is not now in use as an official designation. Minshew.