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bailee

[ bey-lee ]
/ beɪˈli /
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noun Law.
a person to whom personal property is delivered in bailment.
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Origin of bailee

First recorded in 1520–30; bail1 + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for bailee

bailee
/ (beɪˈliː) /

noun
contract law a person to whom the possession of goods is transferred under a bailment
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