The first known use of the word ‘BAILOR’ was done in 1602. The word ‘bailor’ means ‘a person who has delivered his goods to another in trust’. In a bailment agreement when a person gives or hands over his property(movable) to another  for a specific purpose, the person who delivers his goods is known as ‘Bailor’. Thof the ultimate owner of the goods.

For Example: A delivers his car for repair to B. Here A is the Bailor. The terms bailor is thus used in a bailment agreement.