bailiwick /ˈbeɪlɪwɪk/


I. noun

1. ( one’s bailiwick) one’s sphere of operations or area of interest

after the war, the Middle East remained his bailiwick.
[Law] the district or jurisdiction of a bailie or bailiff.

the warden had the right to arrest all poachers found within his bailiwick.
– origin late Middle English: from bailie + wick2.

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