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BAIL: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "bail"

There is not a widely established common sign for "bail" (as in the fee paid to a bail company for insurance of your return to court).

However it is fairly common to see the term "bail" fingerspelled:


I am not comfortable with a certain online dictionary's listing the EXCUSE sign as a sign for "bail." 

EXCUSE is too closely associated with "waive / release / excuse / excused / dismissed / forego" (and similar concepts) and doesn't belong in a low-context entry for "bail."




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