"queer bail" Definition

  1. worthless persons who for a consideration formerly stood bail for any one in court. Insolvent Jews generally performed this office, which gave rise to the term JEW-BAIL, otherwise STRAW BAIL.

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Position in the dictionary: 2751 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: queer cuffen, queer-bit-makers, queer-soft, queer-street, querier, qui-hi, qui-tam, quick sticks, quid, quid-nunc
Previous words in the dictionary: queer, queen’s tobacco-pipe, queen bess, quean, quaver, quartereen, quandary, quality, quaker, quad.

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