accommodation bill


noun

a bill, draft, or note made, drawn, accepted, or endorsed by one person for another without consideration, to enable the second person to obtain credit or raise money.

Nearby words

  1. accolated,
  2. accommodate,
  3. accommodating,
  4. accommodation,
  5. accommodation address,
  6. accommodation collar,
  7. accommodation ladder,
  8. accommodation line,
  9. accommodation platform,
  10. accommodation reflex

Origin of accommodation bill

First recorded in 1815–25

Also called accommodation paper.

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British Dictionary definitions for accommodation bill

accommodation bill

noun

commerce a bill of exchange cosigned by a guarantor: designed to strengthen the acceptor's creditAlso called: windbill, windmill
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