bail to the action or bail above

See special bail, below

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • bail above — Bail on the mesne process of civil arrest, otherwise known as bail to the action, put into the court on the return day of the writ, wherein the undertaking of the surety, in the event of judgment against the principal, was either to pay the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Bail above — Special Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bail to the action — Special Spe cial, a. [L. specialis, fr. species a particular sort, kind, or quality: cf. F. sp[ e]cial. See {Species}, and cf. {Especial}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a species; constituting a species or sort. [1913 Webster] A special is called by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bail above — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun : bail given by a defendant after his appearance in court as a guarantee that he will satisfy the judgment of the court in damages, debt, or costs or failing to do so surrender himself in person to the court called also bail… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail to the action — Etymology: bail (I) : bail above …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail to the action — Same as bail above …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bail — bail, bale 1. The spelling bail (ultimately from Old French bailler ‘to take charge of’) is always used with reference to securing the release of a person with an undertaking to return to court on an appointed day. Figuratively, too, a person or… …   Modern English usage

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