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Definition of "bailor" []

  • One who bails property to another. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bailor" in a sentence
  • "If it is for the benefit of the bailor, that is, the boy who intrusts it, then he can't require the other to pay for it, unless he was grossly negligent."
  • "Doesn't solve the problem -- The "bailor" typically does not put conditions on the bailee that end up improving behavior or solving the underlying problem."
  • "The person delivering the goods is called the "bailor"."