Bail

to remove water using a scoop

Bail

when someone charged with a crime is allowed to go home to wait for their trial instead of being locked up - often with conditions, e.g., staying in certain hours, or not going to certain places

bail

[n] - (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial 2. [n] - the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial) 3. [v] - release after a security has...
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Bail

To get rid of water accumulated in the boat. Dinghies are often fitted with self bailers which, when opened, drained water out of the boat.
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bail

The temporary setting at liberty of a person in legal custody on an undertaking (usually backed by some security, bonds or money, given either by th ...
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Bail

Release of a defendant from custody until their next appearance in court. This can be subject to security being given and/or compliance with certain conditions, such as a curfew.
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Bail

Release of a defendant from custody, until his/her next appearance in Court, subject sometimes to security being given and/or compliance with certain conditions
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Bail

Bail (bāl) noun [ French baille a bucket, pail; confer Late Latin bacula , dim. of bacca a sort of vessel. Confer Bac .] A bucket or scoop used in bailing water out of a boat. [ Obsolete] « The bail of a canoe . . . made of a human skull. Capt. Cook....
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Bail

Bail transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bailed (bāld); present participle & verbal noun Bailing .] 1. To lade; to dip and throw; -- usually with out ; as, to bail water out of a boat. « Buck...
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Bail

Bail noun [ Old French bail guardian, administrator, from Latin bajulus . See Bail to deliver.] 1. Custody; keeping. [ Obsolete] « Silly Faunus now within their bail . Spenser. » 2. (Law) (a) The person or persons who p...
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bail

1. (Usually pl) A line of palisades serving as an exterior defense. ... Alternative forms: bayle. ... 2. The outer wall of a feudal castle. Hence: The space inclosed by it; the outer court. ... 3. A certain limit within a forest. ... 4. A division for the stalls of an open stable. ... 5. The top or cross piece (or either of the two cross pieces) of...
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bail

noun the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial); `he is out on bail`
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Bail

• (v. t.) To dip or lade water from; -- often with out to express completeness; as, to bail a boat. • (v. t.) To lade; to dip and throw; -- usually with out; as, to bail water out of a boat. • (v./t.) To set free, or deliver from arrest, or out of custody, on the undertaking of some other person or persons that he or they will be res...
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bail

(from the article `cricket`) ...a game in which country boys bowled at a tree stump or at the hurdle gate into a sheep pen. This gate consisted of two uprights and a crossbar ... ...or stakes, each 28 inches (71.1 cm) high and of equal thickness (about 1.25 inches in diameter), stuck into the ground and so spaced that the ball ... [2...
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bail

procedure by which a judge or magistrate sets at liberty one who has been arrested or imprisoned, upon receipt of security to ensure the released ... [1 related articles]
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bail

bail (BAYL) 1. Bond, surety: 'The accused are being held on $10,000 bail.' 2. Post bond for, post bail for: 'The accused`s brother bailed him out of jail.' 3. Scoop, ladle, dip, spoon: 'Bail the water out of the boat.'
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Bail

[Canada] Bail in Canada refers to the release (or detention) of a person charged with a criminal offence prior to being tried in court or sentenced. A person may be released by a peace officer or by the courts. A release on bail by the courts is officially known as a judicial interim release. There are also a number of ways to compel a pers...
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Bail

[jewelry] A bail (also spelled `bale`) is a component of certain types of jewelry, mostly necklaces, that is used to attach a pendant or stone. The bail is normally placed in the center of the necklace where the pendant hangs. Some bails are made so a pendant can be attached after the necklace production is completed. This way, a necklace d...
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Bail

Bail is American and Australian slang for depart or leave.
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Bail

A metal hook suspended between two studs to form a drawer pull.
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bail

bail, in law, procurement of release from prison of a person awaiting trial or an appeal, by the deposit of security to insure his submission at the required time to legal authority. The monetary value of the security—known also as the bail, or, more accurately, the bail bond—is set by t...
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Bail

The money a defendant pays as a guarantee that he or she will show up in court at a later date. For most serious crimes a judge or magistrate sets bail during an arraignment, or in federal court at a detention hearing.
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Bail

(n) Bail is the security provided by an accused taken into custody, for his temporary release from judicial custody, for due diligence and observance of court formalities until trial or the final verdict in the case against him is made. The quantum and type of bail depends on the crime
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bail

1) n. the money or bond put up to secure the release of a person who has been charged with a crime. For minor crimes bail is usually set by a schedule which will show the amount to be paid before any court appearance (arraignment). For more serious crimes the amount of bail is set by the judge at the suspect's first court appearance. The theory is ...
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Bail

Bail is the release by the police, magistrates' court, or Crown Court of a person held in legal custody while awaiting trial or appealing against a criminal conviction. A person granted bail undertakes to pay a specified sum to the court if he fails to appear on the date set by the court. This is known as bail in one's own recognisance. Often the c...
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