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bailor

[bey-ler, bey-lawr] /ˈbeɪ lər, beɪˈlɔr/
noun
1.
a person who delivers personal property in bailment.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; bail1 + -or2
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  • Tax liability is that of the bailor, or of the bailee if the bailor has not paid the tax.
  • Such a deviation from the terms of a bailment is theft only if it is done with the requisite purpose to deprive the bailor.
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bailor

/ˈbeɪlə; beɪˈlɔː/
noun
1.
(contract law) a person who retains ownership of goods but entrusts possession of them to another under a bailment
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