from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A bond or obligation given by a prisoner and his surety to insure the appearance of the former in court at the return of the writ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A bond or obligation given by a prisoner and his surety, to insure the prisoner's appearance in court, at the return of the writ.
- Special bail in court to abide the judgment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun US A
surety, used to obtainthe releaseof a criminal defendantwho has been requiredto give bail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial
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