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noun (plural: bails)
  1. Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial.
  2. Release from imprisonment on payment of such money.
  3. The person providing such payment.
  4. (Cricket) One of the two wooden crosspieces that rest on top of the stumps to form a wicket.
  5. A bucket or scoop used for removing water from a boat etc.
  6. Furniture, Normaly curved handle suspended between sockets as a drawer pull.
verb 
  1. To secure the release of an arrested person by providing bail.
  2. To release a person under such guarantee.
  3. (nautical) To remove water from a boat by scooping it out.
  4. (slang): To leave or not attend.
I'm going to on this afternoon's meeting.

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