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bondsman

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noun bonds·man \ˈbän(d)z-mən\

Definition of bondsman

  1. :  one who assumes the responsibility of a bond :  surety

First Known Use of bondsman

1713


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bondsman

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noun bonds·man \ˈbän(d)z-mən\

less common variant of

  1. :  slave, serf


BONDSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

bondsman

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Definition of bondsman for English Language Learners

  • law : a person who agrees to make a payment if a prisoner who is released from prison does not return : a person who agrees to pay a bond


Law Dictionary

bondsman

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noun bonds·man \ˈbändz-mən\

Legal Definition of bondsman

  1. :  one who accepts responsibility as surety for the obligations of another and especially for bail


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