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bail bond

noun
1.
a formal document that gives bail for someone to be released from custody.
Origin of bail bond
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10
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bail bond

noun
1.
a document in which a prisoner and one or more sureties guarantee that the prisoner will attend the court hearing of the charge against him if he is released on bail
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