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Definition of Bailsman
1. one who provides security for another [n BAILSMEN]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bailsman
bailsman (current term)
Literary usage of Bailsman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1910)
"Bovie (Bovee), Abraham, of Hoos- ick district, farmer, ordered to assist in apprehending men who have returned from Canada, 151; bailsman for Jacob Tim- ..."
2. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1868)
"The next preceding clauses required first that a plaintiff should find a bailsman for himself for the better protection of the defendant, if his defence ..."