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.

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earnest
Also called accommodation paper.

Origin of accommodation bill

First recorded in 1815–25
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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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