Bailment

Definition of Bailment

Bail´ment
n.1.(Law) The action of bailing a person accused.
Bailment . . . is the saving or delivery of a man out of prison before he hath satisfied the law.
- Dalton.
2.(Law) A delivery of goods or money by one person to another in trust, for some special purpose, upon a contract, expressed or implied, that the trust shall be faithfully executed.

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bail, delivery, legal transfer, livery
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