What does BAIL, N mean?

BAIL, N meaning in Law Dictionary

In practice. The sureties who procure the production of an individual under arrest, by becoming responsible for his look at the time and place designated. Those individuals whom come to be sureties for the appearance of defendant in court Upon those agreements of indemnity that are drawn in appropriate procedures as protection the overall performance of an obligation imposed or stated because of the tribunals, and generally undertakings or recognizances, the sureties are called "bail." Civ. Code Cal.