bail bondsman

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bail bondsman (ˈbɒndzmən)
law an individual or firm that lends bail money to defendants awaiting trial

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Main Entry:  bail bondsman
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a person in business to provide bail money for a fee to defendants
Example:  Bail bondsmen take responsibility for the court appearances of the persons to whom such bonds are issued.
Etymology:  1911's 21st Century Lexicon
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