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 for Bound bailiff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bound \Bound\, p. p. & a.
     1. Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like.
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     2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume.
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     3. Under legal or moral restraint or obligation.
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     4. Constrained or compelled; destined; certain; -- followed
        by the infinitive; as, he is bound to succeed; he is bound
        to fail.
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     5. Resolved; as, I am bound to do it. [Collog. U. S.]
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     6. Constipated; costive.
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     Note: Used also in composition; as, icebound, windbound,
           hidebound, etc.
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     Bound bailiff (Eng. Law), a sheriff's officer who serves
        writs, makes arrests, etc. The sheriff being answerable
        for the bailiff's misdemeanors, the bailiff is usually
        under bond for the faithful discharge of his trust.
  
     Bound up in, entirely devoted to; inseparable from.
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