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bail bondsman

/ˈbɒndzmən/
noun
1.
(law) an individual or firm that lends bail money to defendants awaiting trial
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Contemporary definitions for bail bondsman
noun

a person in business to provide bail money for a fee to defendants

Examples

Bail bondsmen take responsibility for the court appearances of the persons to whom such bonds are issued.

Word Origin

1911

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