Bailable



capable of being set free on bail.
admitting of bail:
a bailable offense.
Historical Examples

She was totally ignorant of the bailable nature of her offence, and therefore expected the utmost that can be imagined.
The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 Camden Pelham

And take a hint; this affair may be bailable or it may not be.
Sybil Benjamin Disraeli

All persons shall be bailable, unless for capital offences, where the proof shall be evident, or the presumption great.
The Fathers of the Constitution Max Farrand

Yours is not a bailable case and we must have a speedy trial.
Sons and Fathers Harry Stillwell Edwards

This was a bailable offence; but Hunt refused to give bail, resolved to be a martyr in the true sense of the word.
The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. E. Farr and E. H. Nolan

As this was a bailable offense, however, Burr was soon at liberty once more.
John Marshall and the Constitution Edward S. Corwin

Well, that is called—you can have an examining trial before the magistrate to see whether it is a bailable matter.
Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

All persons shall be bailable, unless for capital offenses, where the proof shall be evident, or the presumption great.
A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray

Her husband, family and friends did all in their power to procure her release on bond; but witchcraft was not a bailable offence.
The Witch of Salem John R. Musick

All persons shall be bailable, unless for capital offences, where the proof shall be evident or the presumption great.
Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX Joel Palmer

adjective (law)
eligible for release on bail
admitting of bail: a bailable offence

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