Definition of Bailments

1. Noun. (plural of bailment) ¹



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Definition of Bailments

1. bailment [n] - See also: bailment

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailments

bailiff
bailiffs
bailiffship
bailiffships
bailiffwick
bailiffwicks
bailing
bailing out
bailiwick
bailiwicks
bailli
baillie
baillies
baillis
bailment
bailments (current term)
bailor
bailors
bailout
bailouts
bailpiece
bailpieces
bails
bails out
bailsman
bailsmen
bain
bain-marie
baing
bainin

Literary usage of Bailments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Business Law: A Working Manual of Every-day Law by Thomas Conyngton (1920)
"bailments for the sole benefit of one party are known as gratuitous bailments, ... bailments for the benefit of both parties are divided into: (1) pledge or ..."

2. Negligence in Law by Thomas Beven (1908)
"No one who has read the treatise of Mr. Justice Story on bailments, ... 28, " can doubt that the common law of England as to bailments is founded upon, ..."

3. The Foundations of Legal Liability: A Presentation of the Theory and by Thomas Atkins Street (1906)
"The Classification of bailments. Lord Holt, however, took advantage of the ... Bernard to examine the entire subject of bailments with some fulness. ..."

4. A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether of a by William Wait (1877)
"TITLE I. OF bailments GENERALLY. ARTICLE I. NATURE AND DEFINITION. Section 1. In general. In commercial States or communities the law of bailments must ..."

5. Rowe's Commercial Law by William Payson Richardson, James Calvin Reed, William A. Sheaffer (1917)
"CHAPTER XL bailments ANALYTICAL OUTLINE OF bailments 1. ... bailments for the benefit of the bailor. 2. bailments for the benefit of the bailee. 3. ..."

6. Treatise on the Law of Contracts and Rights and Liabilities Ex Contractu by Charles Greenstreet Addison (1847)
"Nature and requisites of a mandate—Liabilities and implied engagements of the mandatary—bailments of chattels to be carried gratuitously—bailments of ..."

7. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1917)
"Classification of bailments and measure of duty of the bailee.—The modern classification of bailments is usually made with a view to facilitating the ..."

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