the delivery of personal property returnable to the bailor after being held for some purpose.
Origin of bailment
< Anglo-French; Old French baillement.
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Examples from the Web for bailment
Historical Examples of bailment
The law relating to such transactions is called the law of bailment.
It is a case of bailment,” said he to Rollo, “and the question is, whether you are liable.
What party to a bailment contract has possession of the property?
Give an example of a bailment for the sole benefit of the bailor.
Give an example of a bailment for the sole benefit of the bailee.
British Dictionary definitions for bailment
contract law a contractual delivery of goods in trust to a person for a specific purpose
criminal law the act of granting bail
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