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Re: Daily Wick?

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).