bail bond

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noun

a formal document that gives bail for someone to be released from custody.

Origin of bail bond

First recorded in 1700–10
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bail bond


noun

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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