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  • n. Plural form of bondsman.


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  • His bondsmen were his sympathizers, and the court records show that they were required to pay the forfeited bonds.

    Anti-Slavery Leaders of North Carolina

  • In addition, there were individuals who had quit or had been forced to quit their tribe or their home and had joined the federation leader as his personal "bondsmen"; further, there were individual slaves and, finally, there were the large masses of agriculturists who had been conquered by the federation.

    A History of China

  • These "bondsmen" of one sort controlled the votes of from

    Charles Carleton Coffin War Correspondent, Traveller, Author, and Statesman

  • HuffPost Hill did some Dog-type sleuthing minus the motorcycles, hair-bleaching, sketchy bondsmen and domestic strife and figured out what happened: The live stream runs over channel 26, which is A&E until the House recording studio flips a switch near the start of the hearing.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Ax Says Gun Control On The Table

  • Another of his profitable ventures was a school for slaves; Crassus purchased unskilled bondsmen, had them trained, and then sold them for handsome profits.

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  • In the small main lobby, there was an elevator with an out-of-order sign on it older than I was, an open door to a stairway, and a directory with little plastic letters spelling out the names of bail bondsmen and repo services on black felt.

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  • My current foster parents, Bruce and Casey Sanderson, were both bail bondsmen, which meant they put up the bail money so defendants could avoid jail time until their court appearance.

    Darkness Becomes Her

  • I kept hunger afar off, and fire and sword from your habitation, and the bondsmen in obedience under you.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Makes you wonder, though, how many day laborers -- who sometimes have brushes with the law in their own past -- like bail bondsmen?

    Day Laborers for Proposition 102! We Swear!

  • Since Proposition 102's sole purpose is to force judicial authorities in Colorado to keep using bail bondsmen, even though in many cases, more rigorous and less costly pre-trial services programs run by local authorities work better for everybody, it makes sense that they have trouble finding anybody to side with them outside of bail bond industry employees and paid day laborers.

    Day Laborers for Proposition 102! We Swear!


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