Noun 1. lading - goods carried by a large vehicle
Synonyms: cargo, consignment, freight, shipment, payload, load,
allocation, assignment, baggage, bale, bellyful, bumper, burden,
burdening, burthen, capacity, cargo, carload, cartload, charge,
charging, collocation, complement, consignment, cram, crush, cumber,
cumbrance, deadweight, deployment, deposit, deposition, disposition,
drag, emplacement, encumbrance, fill, freight, freightage, full
house, full measure, goods, handicap, haul, impedimenta, incubus,
incumbency, jam up, load, loading, localization, locating, location,
luggage, millstone, mouthful, oppression, overload, overtaxing,
overweighting, pack, packing, payload, pinpointing, placement,
placing, positioning, posting, pressure, putting, reposition,
saddling, shipload, shipment, situation, skinful, snootful, spotting,
stationing, storage, stowage, superincumbency, surcharge, taxing,
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transport bill of lading lading bill bill of lading n. 1. A beak,
as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal.
v. i. 1. To strike; to peck.
[imp. & p. p. Billed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Billing.]
2. To join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness.To bill and
to interchange caresses; - said of doves; also of demonstrative
n. 1. The bell, or boom, of the bittern
The bittern's hollow bill was heard.
1. A cutting instrument, with hook-shaped point, and fitted with
a handle; - used in pruning, etc.; a billhook. When short, called
a hand bill, when long, a hedge bill.
2. A weapon of infantry, in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common
form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double-edged, hook-shaped
blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top,
and attached to the end of a long staff.
France had no infantry that dared to face the English bows end
3. One who wields a bill; a billman.
4. A pickax, or mattock.
5. (Naut.) The extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of
or beyond the fluke.
v. t. 1. To work upon ( as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything)
with a bill.
1. (Law) A declaration made in writing, stating some wrong the
complainant has suffered from the defendant, or a fault committed
by some person against a law.
2. A writing binding the signer or signers to pay a certain sum
at a future day or on demand, with or without interest, as may
be stated in the document.
3. A form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment;
a proposed or projected law.
4. A paper, written or printed, and posted up or given away, to
advertise something, as a lecture, a play, or the sale of goods;
a placard; a poster; a handbill.
She put up the bill in her parlor window.
5. An account of goods sold, services rendered, or work done,
with the price or charge; a statement of a creditor's claim, in
gross or by items; as, a grocer's bill.
6. Any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill
of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill
of fare, etc.Bill of adventure
See under Adventure.
Bill of costs
a statement of the items which form the total amount of the costs
of a party to a suit or action.
Bill of credit
a - Within the constitution of the United States, a paper issued
by a State, on the mere faith and credit of the State, and designed
to circulate as money. No State shall "emit bills of credit."
b - Among merchants, a letter sent by an agent or other person
to a merchant, desiring him to give credit to the bearer for goods
- U. S. Const.
Bill of divorce
in the Jewish law, a writing given by the husband to the wife,
by which the marriage relation was dissolved.
Bill of entry
a written account of goods entered at the customhouse, whether
imported or intended for exportation.
- Jer. iii. 8.
Bill of exceptions
See under Exception.
Bill of exchange
(Com.) a written order or request from one person or house to
another, desiring the latter to pay to some person designated
a certain sum of money therein generally is, and, to be negotiable,
must be, made payable to order or to bearer. So also the order
generally expresses a specified time of payment, and that it is
drawn for value. The person who draws the bill is called the drawer,
the person on whom it is drawn is, before acceptance, called the
drawee, - after acceptance, the acceptor; the person to whom the
money is directed to be paid is called the payee. The person making
the order may himself be the payee. The bill itself is frequently
called a draft. See Exchange. Lading
Bill of fare
a written or printed enumeration of the dishes served at a public
table, or of the dishes (with prices annexed) which may be ordered
at a restaurant, etc.
Bill of health
a certificate from the proper authorities as to the state of health
of a ship's company at the time of her leaving port.
Bill of indictment
a written accusation lawfully presented to a grand jury. If the
jury consider the evidence sufficient to support the accusation,
they indorse it "A true bill," otherwise they write
upon it "Not a true bill," or "Not found,"
or "Ignoramus", or "Ignored."
Bill of lading
a written account of goods shipped by any person, signed by the
agent of the owner of the vessel, or by its master, acknowledging
the receipt of the goods, and promising to deliver them safe at
the place directed, dangers of the sea excepted. It is usual for
the master to sign two, three, or four copies of the bill; one
of which he keeps in possession, one is kept by the shipper, and
one is sent to the consignee of the goods.
Bill of mortality
an official statement of the number of deaths in a place or district
within a given time; also, a district required to be covered by
such statement; as, a place within the bills of mortality of London.
Bill of pains and penalties
a special act of a legislature which inflicts a punishment less
than death upon persons supposed to be guilty of treason or felony,
without any conviction in the ordinary course of judicial proceedings.
Bill of parcels
an account given by the seller to the buyer of the several articles
purchased, with the price of each.
Bill of particulars
(Law) a detailed statement of the items of a plaintiff's demand
in an action, or of the defendant's set-off.
Bill of rights
a summary of rights and privileges claimed by a people. Such was
the declaration presented by the Lords and Commons of England
to the Prince and Princess of Orange in 1688, and enacted in Parliament
after they became king and queen. In America, a bill or declaration
of rights is prefixed to most of the constitutions of the several
Bill of sale
a formal instrument for the conveyance or transfer of goods and
Bill of sight
a form of entry at the customhouse, by which goods, respecting
which the importer is not possessed of full information, may be
provisionally landed for examination.
Bill of store
a license granted at the customhouse to merchants, to carry such
stores and provisions as are necessary for a voyage, custom free.
the outstanding unpaid notes or acceptances made and issued by
an individual or firm.
the unpaid promissory notes or acceptances held by an individual
A true bill
a bill of indictment sanctioned by a grand jury.
v. t. 1. To advertise by a bill or public notice.
2. To charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods.
Noun 1. bill - a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they
held a public hearing on the bill"
2. bill - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped
or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send
me an account of what I owe"
Synonyms: invoice, account
3. bill - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central
bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
Synonyms: bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal
Reserve note, government note, greenback, note
4. bill - the entertainment offered at a public presentation
5. bill - a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
6. bill - an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a
leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular
to all subscribers"
Synonyms: broadsheet, broadside, circular, flyer, handbill, throwaway,
7. bill - horny projecting mouth of a bird
Synonyms: beak, neb, nib, pecker
8. bill - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement;
"a poster advertised the coming attractions"
Synonyms: placard, poster, posting, notice, card
9. bill - a long-handled saw with a curved blade; "he used
a bill to prune branches off of the tree"
10. bill - a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes;
"he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
Synonyms: eyeshade, visor, vizor, peak
Verb 1. bill - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this
service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel,
although we stayed only 3 nights"
2. bill - advertise especially by posters or placards; "He
was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"
3. bill - publicize or announce by placards