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Baikal
Baikal, Lake
Baikalite
Bail
Bail above
bail bond
bail out
Bail to the action
Bailable
Bailbond
Baile Atha Cliath
Bailed
Bailer
Bailey
Bailey bridge
bailie
bailiff
bailiffship
Bailiffwick
Bailing
Bailiwick

Bailee definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BAILEE',n. The person to whom goods are committed in trust, and who has a temporary possession and a qualified property in them, for the purposes of the trust.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1528 the person to whom personal property is bailed

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Law a person or party to whom goods are committed for a purpose, e.g. custody or repair, without transfer of ownership. Etymology: BAIL(1) + -EE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bailee Bail`ee", n. [OF. baill['e], p. p. of bailler. See Bail to deliver.] (Law) The person to whom goods are committed in trust, and who has a temporary possession and a qualified property in them, for the purposes of the trust. --Blackstone. Note: In penal statutes the word includes those who receive goods for another in good faith. --Wharton.



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