Posted by Smar Tars on June 03, 2004
In Reply to: Re: Daily Wick? posted by Swagman on May 28, 2004
: : : Has anyone ever heard this expresion?
: : It's Bailiwick, not daily wick and it means a special domain.
: : As in "chemestry is not in my baliwick".
: What is 'chemestry'?
related to the word 'bailiff' - a court officer responsible for enforcement of judgments within a defined locality (their bailiwick).
The Island of Jersey is still known as a "Bailiwick" (even if my spelling is not correct).