appearance bail

appearance bail
See bail.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • bail — 1 / bāl/ n [Anglo French, act of handing over, delivery of a prisoner into someone s custody in exchange for security, from bailler to hand over, entrust, from Old French, from Latin bajulare to carry (a burden)] 1: the temporary release of a… …   Law dictionary

  • Bail — Bail, n. [OF. bail guardian, administrator, fr. L. bajulus. See {Bail} to deliver.] 1. Custody; keeping. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Silly Faunus now within their bail. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) (a) The person or persons who procure the release… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appearance — ap·pear·ance n 1: the presentation of oneself in court as a party to or as an attorney for a party to a lawsuit; also: a document filed in court by an attorney declaring his or her representation of a party to a lawsuit see also general… …   Law dictionary

  • Bail — Bail, v. t. [OF. bailler to give, to deliver, fr. L. bajulare to bear a burden, keep in custody, fr. bajulus he who bears burdens.] 1. To deliver; to release. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Ne none there was to rescue her, ne none to bail. Spenser. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bail — Ⅰ. bail [1] ► NOUN 1) the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court. 2) money paid by or for such a person as security. ► VERB ▪ release or… …   English terms dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff or bail below — Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm. 290. Sureties …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff or bail below — Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm. 290. Sureties …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff — or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail below — bail to the sheriff or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bail to the sheriff — or bail below Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a bail bond (q.v.). 3 Bl.Comm …   Black's law dictionary

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