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1) Bail (French, bailler). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To deliver up. 1 Common bail or bail below. A bail given to the sheriff, after arresting a person, to guarantee that the defendant will appear in court at any day...

2) bail. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bail, in law, procurement of release from prison of a person awaiting trial or an appeal, by the deposit of security to insure his submission at the required time...

3) bail, bale. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...The verb bail, often used with out, has three main meanings: (1) to set or provide bail, a sum of money put up as a guarantee against a prisoner s appearance in court,...

4) bail out. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...See bail2....

5) bail 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...by the payment of such money. 3. A person who provides this security. Inflected forms: bailed, bailˇing, bails1. To secure the release of by providing security. 2....

6) bail 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: bailed, bailˇing, bails1. To remove (water) from a boat by repeatedly filling a container and emptying it over the side. 2. To empty (a boat) of...

7) Highland Bail. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...miller and smith, which was vested in their clenched fists, was prepared to give highland bail for their arbiter [Edie Ochiltree]."Sir W. Scott: The Antiquary, chap....

8) bail 3. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The arched hooplike handle of a container, such as a pail. 2. An arch or hoop, such as one of those used to support the top of a covered wagon. 3. A hinged bar on...

9) bail 4. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Chiefly British A pole or bar used to confine or separate animals. 2. Sports One of the two crossbars that form the top of a wicket used in the game of cricket. Old...

10) 4474. Murray Bail. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 4474 AUTHOR: Murray Bail QUOTATION: Vocal adjustments are needed to reduce the bloody velocity of words in the wide spaces of Orstraliah. By contrast the...

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