The difference between bailor and pledge
is that "bailor" is one who bails property; one who places property in the hands of another for safekeeping and "pledge" is to make a solemn promise.
- (law) One who bails property; one who places property in the hands of another (called a bailee) for safekeeping.
- To make a solemn promise (to do something).
- (transitive) To give assurance of friendship by the act of drinking; to drink to one’s health.
- HARDCASTLE [Taking the cup.] I hope you’ll find it to your mind. I have prepared it with my own hands, and I believe you’ll own the ingredients are tolerable. Will you be so good as to pledge me, sir? Here, Mr. Marlow, here is to our better acquaintance. [Drinks.]
- Reach me my golden cup that stands by thee,
- And pledge me in it first for courtesy.
- A solemn promise to do something.
- A security to guarantee payment of a debt.
- A person who has taken a pledge of allegiance to a college fraternity, but is not yet formally approved.
- A drinking toast.
- (promise): commitment
- (security to guarantee payment): collateral