bailor
or bailer noun Date: 1602 a person who delivers personal property to another in trust

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  • bailor — bail·or /bā lȯr, bā lər/ n: an individual or entity (as a business organization) placing personal property in the possession of another under a bailment Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bailor …   Law dictionary

  • bailor — bail‧or [ˈbeɪlə, beɪˈlɔː ǁ lər, ˈlɔːr] noun [countable] LAW someone who gives or sells the right to use their property to someone else without selling it to them * * * bailor UK US /ˈbeɪlər/ noun [C] ► LAW a person who gives property to someone… …   Financial and business terms

  • Bailor — Bail or , n. (Law) One who delivers goods or money to another in trust. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bailor — [bāl΄ôr′, bāl′ər] n. Law the party who delivers property to another under contract of bailment …   English World dictionary

  • Bailor — An individual who temporarily relinquishes possession but not ownership of a good or other property under a bailment. The bailor entrusts the possession of the good or property to another individual, known as the bailee. A bailment is usually a… …   Investment dictionary

  • bailor —    One who entrusts his or her property to another the bailee for a limited period. An individual from whom or an institution from which a museum object is received, that is, the owner of the object, is a bailor, and may also be called a lendor… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • bailor — /bay leuhr, bay lawr /, n. a person who delivers personal property in bailment. [1595 1605; BAIL1 + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bailor — noun One who bails property; one who places property in the hands of another (called a bailee) for safekeeping …   Wiktionary

  • bailor — bail·or || beɪlÉ™ n. one who delivers goods or entrusts property to another …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bailor — [beɪ lɔ:] noun Law a person or party that entrusts goods to a bailee …   English new terms dictionary

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