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Definition & Citations:

To save harmless; to secure against loss or damage; to give security for the reimbursement of a person in case of an anticipated loss falling upon him. Also to make good; to compensate; to make reimbursement to one of a loss already incurred by him. Cousins v. Paxton & Gallagher Co., 122 Iowa. 405, 98 N- W. 277; Weller v. Eames, 15 Minn. 407 (Gil. 370). 2 Am. Rep. 150; Frye v. Bath Gas Co., 97 Me. 241, 54 Atl. 395, 59 L. R. A. 444, 94 Am. St. Rep. 500.


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