Bill-broker, dealer in bills of exchange. bill of adventure, declaration that merchandise shipped is not property of shipowner, whose liability is limited to safe delivery. bill of costs, solicitor's account of charges. bill of exchange, negotiable order to pay cash on or before certain date. bill of health, statement of health, especially as to infectious diseases, of persons aboard ship. bill of indictment, statement of accusation in criminal court. bill of lading, acknowledgment by ship's master that goods have been received on board, and promise of safe delivery. bill of sale, document transferring title to goods, especially as security for loan. bill of sight, outline description of goods being imported. bill of sufferance, permission to load or unload at certain ports without payment of duty. true bill, statement by grand jury that there was a prima facie case against accused.
1. A statement of money owed for goods or services; SYN. account, invoice.
2. A list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare).
3. A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); SYN. note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback.
4. A statute in draft before it becomes law; SYN. measure.
5. The entertainment offered at a public presentation.
6. A long-handled saw with a curved blade; SYN. billhook.
7. A brim (of a hat) that projects to the front to shade the eyes; SYN. peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor.
1. An itemized account of the separate cost of goods sold, services performed, or work done; invoice; an amount expended or owed; a statement of charges for food or drink; check
2. A written or printed advertisement posted or otherwise distributed to announce an event of interest to the public; especially; an announcement of a theatrical entertainment; a programmed presentation (as a motion picture, play, or concert)
1. The jaws of a bird together with their horny covering
2. A mouthpart (as the beak of a turtle) that resembles a bird's bill
1. To send a bill to, in order to receive payment for goods or services.
2. To advertise esp. by posters or placards.