meaning of BAIL, V

BAIL, V meaning in Law Dictionary

To procure the release of you from appropriate custody, by doing that he shall appear during the time and put designated and publish himself to your jurisdiction and judgment of the court To set at freedom someone arrested or imprisoned, on protection becoming taken for his appearance on a-day and someplace particular, which safety is called “bail,” because party arrested or imprisoned is delivered to the hands of these just who bind themselves for his forthcoming, (which, become bail for their due look when required,) in order that he may be safely protected from prison. Wharton. Stafford v. State, 10 Tex. App. 49.