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.


⇒ In penal statutes the word includes those who receive goods for another in good faith.



© Webster 1913.

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