What is Bail To The Sheriff Or Bail Below?

Alternative Forms: Bail to the sheriff | bail below
Legal Definition
In practice. Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the form of a band given to the sheriff, termed a "bail-bond," (q. v.) 3 Bl. Comm. 290; 1 Tidd, Pr. 221.
-- Black's Law Dictionary