An officer in Scotland whoever office formerly corresponded to that of sheriff but now corresponds to that particular of an English alderman
- An officer in Scotland, whoever office formerly corresponded compared to that of sheriff, but now corresponds to that of an English alderman.
Variant of Bailey: Steward, bailiff.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Male
(letter.) An officer in Scotland, whose office formerly corresponded to that particular of sheriff, however now corresponds to this of an English alderman.
There was another George Wishart, bailie of Dundee, who allied himself with Beaton's murderers; and Sir John Wishart (d.