bailor
bail·or /bā-'lȯr, 'bā-lər/ n: an individual or entity (as a business organization) placing personal property in the possession of another under a bailment

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bailor
n.
One who delivers personal property or goods to a bailee. See also bailment

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


bailor
Someone who delivers an item of personal property to another person for a specific purpose. For example, a person who leaves a broken computer with a repairman in order to get it fixed is a bailor.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


bailor
n.
1 Same as bailsman.
2 One who temporarily gives possession of personal property to another, pursuant to an agreement between them. The bailor does not have to be the owner of the property.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


bailor
One who places control over or possession of personal property in the hands of another, a bailee, for its care, safekeeping, or use, in accordance to the terms of a mutual agreement.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


bailor
One who places control over or possession of personal property in the hands of another, a bailee, for its care, safekeeping, or use, in accordance to the terms of a mutual agreement.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

bailor
n.
   a person who leaves goods in the custody of another, usually under a "contract of bailment," in which the custodian ("bailee") is responsible for the safekeeping and return of the property. Sometimes the bailor is not the owner but a person who is a servant of the owner or a finder (say, of jewelry) who places the goods with the bailee until the owner is found.
   See also: bailee, bailment

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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