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bill of lading

noun
1.
a written receipt given by a carrier for goods accepted for transportation.
Abbreviation: b.l., B.L., b/l, B/L.
Origin of bill of lading
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600
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British Dictionary definitions for bill of lading

bill of lading

noun
1.
(in foreign trade) a document containing full particulars of goods shipped or for shipment Usual US and Canadian name waybill
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