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Baul vs. Bail

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Baul

The Baul (Bengali: বাউল) are a group of mystic minstrels of mixed elements of Sufism and Vaishnavism from Bangladesh and the neighboring Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura and Assam's Barak Valley and Meghalaya. Bauls constitute both a syncretic religious sect and a musical tradition.

Bailnoun

Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.

Bailnoun

Release from imprisonment on payment of such money.

Bailnoun

The person providing such payment.

Bailnoun

A bucket or scoop used for removing water from a boat etc.

Bailnoun

A person who bails water out of a boat.

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Bailnoun

(obsolete) Custody; keeping.

Bailnoun

A hoop, ring or handle (especially of a kettle or bucket).

Bailnoun

A stall for a cow (or other animal) (usually tethered with a semi-circular hoop).

Bailnoun

A hinged bar as a restraint for animals, or on a typewriter.

Bailnoun

A frame to restrain a cow during milking or feeding.

Bailnoun

A hoop, ring, or other object used to connect a pendant to a necklace.

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Bailnoun

(cricket) One of the two wooden crosspieces that rest on top of the stumps to form a wicket.

Bailnoun

(furniture) Normally curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull. This may also be on a kettle or pail.

Bailverb

To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail.

Bailverb

(legal) To release a person under such guarantee.

Bailverb

(legal) To hand over personal property to be held temporarily by another as a bailment.

‘to bail cloth to a tailor to be made into a garment; to bail goods to a carrier’;

Bailverb

To remove (water) from a boat by scooping it out.

‘to bail water out of a boat’;

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Bailverb

To remove water from (a boat) by scooping it out.

‘to bail a boat’;

Bailverb

To set free; to deliver; to release.

Bailverb

(slang) To exit quickly.

‘With his engine in flames, the pilot had no choice but to bail.’;

Bailverb

(informal) To fail to meet a commitment.

Bailverb

To secure the head of a cow during milking.

Bailverb

(rare) To confine.

Bailverb

To secure (a cow) by placing its head in a bail for milking.

Bailverb

To keep (a traveller) detained in order to rob them; to corner (a wild animal); loosely, to detain, hold up. (Usually with up.)

Bailnoun

A bucket or scoop used in bailing water out of a boat.

‘The bail of a canoe . . . made of a human skull.’;

Bailnoun

Custody; keeping.

‘Silly Faunus now within their bail.’;

Bailnoun

The person or persons who procure the release of a prisoner from the custody of the officer, or from imprisonment, by becoming surety for his appearance in court.

‘The bail must be real, substantial bondsmen.’; ‘A. and B. were bail to the arrest in a suit at law.’;

Bailnoun

The security given for the appearance of a prisoner in order to obtain his release from custody of the officer; as, the man is out on bail; to go bail for any one.

‘Excessive bail ought not to be required.’;

Bailnoun

The arched handle of a kettle, pail, or similar vessel, usually movable.

Bailnoun

A half hoop for supporting the cover of a carrier's wagon, awning of a boat, etc.

Bailnoun

A line of palisades serving as an exterior defense.

Bailnoun

The outer wall of a feudal castle. Hence: The space inclosed by it; the outer court.

Bailnoun

A certain limit within a forest.

Bailnoun

A division for the stalls of an open stable.

Bailnoun

The top or cross piece (or either of the two cross pieces) of the wicket.

Bailverb

To lade; to dip and throw; - usually with out; as, to bail water out of a boat.

‘Buckets . . . to bail out the water.’;

Bailverb

To dip or lade water from; - often with out to express completeness; as, to bail a boat.

‘By the help of a small bucket and our hats we bailed her out.’;

Bailverb

To deliver; to release.

‘Ne none there was to rescue her, ne none to bail.’;

Bailverb

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 responsible for the appearance, at a certain day and place, of the person bailed.

Bailverb

To deliver, as goods in trust, for some special object or purpose, upon a contract, expressed or implied, that the trust shall be faithfully executed on the part of the bailee, or person intrusted; as, to bail cloth to a tailor to be made into a garment; to bail goods to a carrier.

Bailnoun

(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial;

‘the judge set bail at $10,000’; ‘a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman’;

Bailnoun

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’;

Bailverb

release after a security has been paid

Bailverb

deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

Bailverb

secure the release of (someone) by providing security

Bailverb

empty (a vessel) by bailing

Bailverb

remove (water) from a vessel with a container

Bailnoun

the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court

‘he has been released on bail’;

Bailnoun

money paid by or for someone in order to secure their release on bail

‘they feared the financier would be tempted to forfeit the £10 million bail and flee’;

Bailnoun

either of the two crosspieces bridging the stumps, which the bowler and fielders try to dislodge with the ball to get the batsman out

‘the Lancashire captain was at full stretch as the wicketkeeper took off the bails’;

Bailnoun

a bar on a typewriter or computer printer which holds the paper steady.

Bailnoun

a fastening that secures a crampon to the sole of a boot.

Bailnoun

a bar or pole separating horses in an open stable.

Bailnoun

a movable framework for securing the head of a cow during milking.

Bailverb

release or secure the release of (a prisoner) on payment of bail

‘nine were bailed on drugs charges’; ‘his son called home to get bailed out of jail’; ‘he was bailed to appear at Durham Crown Court’;

Bailverb

confront (someone) with the intention of robbing them

‘they bailed up Mr Dyason and demanded his money’;

Bailverb

detain (someone) in conversation, especially against their will

‘students will bail up Canberrans on Friday for donations for the Royal Blind Society’;

Bailverb

secure (a cow) during milking.

Bailverb

scoop water out of (a ship or boat)

‘the first priority is to bail out the boat with buckets’;

Bailverb

scoop (water) out of a ship or boat

‘I started to use my hands to bail out the water’;

Bailverb

abandon a commitment, obligation, or activity

‘I couldn't handle the crowds, so I bailed’; ‘he looks a little like the other guy that bailed on me’; ‘after 12 years of this, including Sunday Mass with the family, I bailed’;

Bail

Bail is a set of pre-trial restrictions that are imposed on a suspect to ensure that they will not hamper the judicial process. Bail is the conditional release of a defendant with the promise to appear in court when required.

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