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bailsman

[beylz-muh n] /ˈbeɪlz mən/
noun, plural bailsmen.
1.
a person who gives bail or acts as surety.
Origin of bailsman
1860-1865
1860-65; bail1 + 's1 + -man
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  • Speke had his bedding amidships, spread on reeds; the cook and bailsman sat facing him, and Bombay and one Belooch behind him.

    Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston

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