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 for hirer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hirer \Hir"er\, n.
     One who hires. Hires

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired
           three more men for the new job" [syn: boss, hirer]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  HIRER, contracts. Called, in the civil law, conductor, and, in the French 
  law conducteur, procureur, locataire, is he who takes a thing from another, 
  to use it, and pays a compensation therefor. Wood's Inst. B. 3, c. 5, p. 
  236; Pothier, Louage, n. 1; Domat, B. 1, tit. 4, Sec. 1, n. 2; Jones' Bailm. 
  70; see this Dict. Letter. 
       2. There is, on the part of the hirer, an implied obligation, not only 
  to use the thing with due care and moderation but not to apply it to any 
  other use than that for which it is hired; for example, if a horse is hired 
  as a saddle, horse; the hirer has no right to use the horse in a cart, or to 
  carry loads, or as a beast of burden. Pothier Louage, n. 189; Domat, B. 1, 
  tit. 4, Sec. 2, art. 2, 3; Jones' Bailm. 68, 88; 2 Saund. 47 g, and note; 1 
  Bell's Com. 454; 1 Cowen's R. 322; 1 Meigs, R. 459. If a carriage and horses 
  are hired to go from Philadelphia to New York, the hirer has no right to go 
  with them on a journey to Boston. Jones' Bailm. 68; 2 Ld. Raym. 915. So, if 
  they are hired for a week, he has no right to use them for a month, Jones' 
  Bailm. 68; 2 Ld. Raym. 915; 5 Mass. 104. And if the thing be used for a 
  different purpose from that which was intended by the parties, or in a 
  different manner, or for a longer period, the hirer is not only responsible 
  for all damages, but if a loss occur, although by inevitable casualty, he 
  will be responsible therefor. 1 Rep. Const. C. So. Car. 121; Jones' Bailm. 
  68, 121; 2 Ld. Raym. 909, 917. In short, such a misuser is deemed a 
  conversion of the property, for which the hirer is deemed responsible. Bac. 
  Abr. Bailment, C; Id. Trover, C, D, E; 2 Saund. 47 g; 2 Bulst. 306, 309. 
       3. The above rules apply to cases where the hirer has the possession as 
  well as the use of the thing hired when the owner or his agents retain the 
  possession, the hirer is not in general responsible for an injury done to 
  it. For example, when the letter of a carriage and a pair of horses sent his 
  driver with them and an injury occurred, the hirer was held not to be 
  responsible. 9 Watts, R. 556, 562; 5 Esp. R. 263; Poth. Louage n. 196; 
  Jones, Bailm. 88; Story., Bailm. Sec. 403. But see 1 Bos. & P. 404, 409; 5 
  Esp. N. P. c 35; 10 Am. Jur. 256. 
       4. Another implied obligation of the hirer is to restore the thing 
  hired, when the bailment, is determined. 4 T. R. 260; 3 Camp. 5, n.; 13 
  Johns. R. 211. 
       5. The time, the place, and the mode of restitution of the thing hired, 
  are governed by the circumstances of each case depend and depend upon rules 
  of presumption of the intention of the parties, like those in other cases of 
  bailment. Story on Bailm.  Sec. 415 
       6. There is also an implied obligation on the part of the hirer, to pay 
  the hire or recompense. Pothier, Louage, n. 134; Domat, B. 2, tit. 2, Sec. 
  2, n. 11 Code Civ; art. 1728. 
       See, generally, Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.; Employer; Letter.

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