from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person to whom property is bailed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who holds bailed property; one who takes possession of the property of another (called a bailor) in order to keep that property safe for the other.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The person to whom goods are committed in trust, and who has a temporary possession and a qualified property in them, for the purposes of the trust.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the person to whom goods are committed in bailment. He has a temporary possession of them and a qualified property in them for such purpose only.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered
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