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bailor

[ bey-ler, bey-lawr ]
/ ˈbeɪ lər, beɪˈlɔr /
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noun

a person who delivers personal property in bailment.

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Origin of bailor

First recorded in 1595–1605; bail1 + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for bailor

bailor
/ (ˈbeɪlə, beɪˈlɔː) /

noun

contract law a person who retains ownership of goods but entrusts possession of them to another under a bailment
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