bailor

bailor
One who makes a bailment of property. Watson v State, 70 Ala 13. He need not have in himself absolute title to the thing bailed, provided he is invested with such possessory interest as will entitle him to hold it against all the world except the rightful owner, 8 Am J2d Bailm § 44.

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