In old law. A bailiff's jurisdiction, a bailiwick; just like Vailium. Spelman. See" BAII.We WICK. In old English legislation. A liberty, or unique jurisdiction, that was exempted through the sheriff of county, and over that your lord for the freedom appointed a bailiff with these types of powers within their precinct as an under-sheriff exercised under the sheriff associated with county. Whishaw.