Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    One entrusted with the custody of goods.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the law of contracts. One to whom goods are bailed; the party to whom personal property is delivered under a contract of bailment. Phelps v. People, 72 N. Y. 357; McGee v. French, 49 S. C. 454, 27 S. E. 487; Bergman v. People, 177 111. 244, 52 N. E. 363; Co.m. v. Chathams, 50 Pn. 181, 88 Am. Dec. 539.