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Bill

1. A statement given buy a seller to a buyer itemizing the sale and demanding payment. A bill may be for the sale of a good or a service. The bill usually states the names of the counterparties, the goods and/or services purchased, and adds any applicable sales tax or VAT. It may also include the terms of sale, especially if it is a credit sale. A bill is also called an invoice. See also: Receipt.

2. Informal for Treasury bill.

bill

1. A Treasury bill.
2. See due bill.

bill

  1. 1a financial instrument, such as a BILL OF EXCHANGE and TREASURY BILL, that is issued by a firm or government as a means of borrowing money.
  2. the colloquial term used to describe an INVOICE (a request for payment for products or services received).
  3. a draft of a particular piece of legislation that forms the basis of an Act of Parliament, such as the Fair Trading Act 1973.
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Many years passed, and he forgot about the billfold.
This is just another reason to put the police in your face and their hands on your billfold in order to fill the state's flagging coffers.
No," he says, laughing, tugging at a picture under the billfold.
The concept: a simple, stylish billfold featuring an adjustable strap to loop around a thigh, arm or ankle.
As soon as the plane was in the air, she whipped out a billfold filled with pictures of her grandchildren.
He had an overcoat on and he just kind of hung this billfold out just so the camera could just miss it and I just kind of reached in and snatched it.
The boys--some of them bloody, with torn clothes and limping--alight from the Mercedes jeep and are standing around while I fetch my billfold and the promised fee for labor.
Every time James Hansen, director of a federal greenhouse study institute, testifies before Congress, he is in effect asking for money, some of which will end up in his own billfold.
The customer took out his billfold and counted out five $100 bills.
Along with pet costume and trick contests the event offered free dog training classes; demonstrations by Frisbee-catching Border Collies and the Springfield police K-9 unit; nearly 30 pet-related exhibitors, including an Ask-a-Vet station, and performances by Amazing Gracie, a Jack Russell terrier-poodle mix, who can snatch a purse, dump out a billfold, chomp down on a $1 bill and give it to her trainer.
Under Dagwood is a frazzled (from being carried around in my billfold for years) National Geographic photo of four New Guinea head-hunters sitting on a log.
Jody Gardner's share of the inheritance included $20,000 in cashier's checks and $1,000 in cash and coins, which she placed in her billfold.