bail up


verb (adverb)

Australian and NZ informal to confine (a cow) or (of a cow) to be confined by the head in a bailSee bail 3
(tr) Australian history (of a bushranger) to hold under guard in order to rob
(intr) Australian to submit to robbery without offering resistance
(tr) Australian informal to accost or detain, esp in conversation; buttonhole

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