n.— «If someone fails to appear for court, bondsmen have up to 60 days to produce their client or the bondsmen must pay the full amount of the bond. Bondsmen then have the authority to track down these “skips”—as they are called in the business—for something called a “pick up.”» —“Economy hits bail bondsmen in the pocketbook” by Lindsey DeJoseph TCPalm (West Palm Beach, Florida) Oct. 23, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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