Definition of Bailor

1. Noun. The person who delivers personal property (goods or money) in trust to the bailee in a bailment.

Generic synonyms: Deliverer
Derivative terms: Bail



Definition of Bailor

1. n. One who delivers goods or money to another in trust.

Definition of Bailor

1. Noun. (legal) One who bails property; one who places property in the hands of another (called a bailee) for safekeeping. ¹

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Definition of Bailor

1. a person who bails property to another [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailor

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

Literary usage of Bailor

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

1. Handbook on the Law of Bailments and Carriers by Armistead Mason Dobie (1914)
"bailor MUST NOT EXPOSE BAILEE TO DANGER WITHOUT WARNING 15. It is the duty of the bailor to warn the bailee of any hidden defects in the articles bailed or ..."

2. The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I. by Frederick Pollock, Frederic William Maitland (1898)
"The bailor, it may be, will never hear of the theft until it is some days ... No doubt the bailor had action some action against the bailee for the return ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1919)
"In case of bailor and bailee. The duty of the bailee to the bailor arises out of contract and the bailor may elect between tort and contract in case of the ..."

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