negligent entrustment.The act of leaving a dangerous article (such as a gun or car) with a person who the lender knows, or should know, is likely to use it in an unreasonably risky manner. [Cases: Automobiles 192(11); Negligence 351–355; Weapons 18(1). C.J.S. Motor Vehicles

§§ 838–840; Negligence §§ 157–160, 170; Weapons §§ 52–53.]

[Blacks Law 8th]