[ beylz-muhn ]
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noun,plural bails·men.
  1. a person who gives bail or acts as surety.

Origin of bailsman

1860–65; bail1 + 's1 + -man

Words Nearby bailsman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bailsman in a sentence

  • Speke had his bedding amidships, spread on reeds; the cook and bailsman sat facing him, and Bombay and one Belooch behind him.

    Great African Travellers | W.H.G. Kingston