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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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Old Bill was to be both a curse and a blessing for Bairnsfather, who simply couldn't branch into anything new.
I confess that I myself, in common with Old Bill and many others like him, had had secret doubts as to the possibility of high-quality soldiers being manufactured under the somewhat over-coddled sounding conditions I had to read about.
Carlton ware | |WW1 model based on the comical character, Old Bill Before the First World War, the traditional female role in Western countries was confined to looking after the family at home or domestic service - but the war opened up a wider range of occupations and hastened the collapse of traditional women's employment.
Both of the semis in the Divisional Cup finished 5-4 and now Highwood and Old Bill and Bull will square up in the final after accounting for respective opponents Riley's Flights and Riley's Red Arrows.
Old Bill does have a beard but it was much bigger than Boyd's own and so he had to shave it off so the fake one would stick properly.
Old Bill was standing in front of his bright red David Brown tractor that he'd owned for 20 years, doing a striptease.
Bottom team Riley's chalked up their second win of the campaign, a 6-3 home victory over Old Bill and Bull.
The star of BBC Wales' High Hopes and Satellite City won the role of a pirate called Old Bill in the fourth instalment of the Disney film.
And it's not just any old Bill and Joan -Paul McKenna asked me to pass on those wishes to his lovely mum and dad, who are being treated to a big celebratory bash this weekend.
But in 1961, a railway enthusiast informed the Examiner that Old Bill was either 126, or should henceforth be known as Young Bill, since he could not be any older than 97.
THE Merseyside fans who go scurrying to the old bill, every time a Manchester United player brandishes a badge, offers a snide wave or picks up a mobile phone, really do have a nerve.
But Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, creator of Old Bill, was the First World War's most famous cartoonist who made life more bearable for the troops enduring the horrors of trench warfare.