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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who posts a bond or acts as surety for another.

Usage examples (7)
  • Mr. Justice Death may not like the doctor for a main pernor, or bailsman. ''
  • Speke had his bedding amidships, spread on reeds; the cook and bailsman sat facing him, and
  • It sounds like a few people will need to contact Bill Nissen (the bonds bailsman) within the next couple of days.
  • The cook and bailsman sit on the first bar, facing me; and behind them, to the stern, one-half the sailors sit in couples; whilst on the first bar behind me are Bombay... for more
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