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bondsman

noun bonds·man \ ˈbän(d)z-mən \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of bondsman

: one who assumes the responsibility of a bond : surety

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First Known Use of bondsman

1713


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bondsman

noun bonds·man \ ˈbän(d)z-mən \

Less common variant of

: slave, serf

BONDSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

bondsman

noun

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

noun bonds·man \ ˈbändz-mən \

legal Definition of bondsman

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

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