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.
Origin of accommodation bill
First recorded in 1815–25
Also called accommodation paper.
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British Dictionary definitions for accommodation bill
commerce a bill of exchange cosigned by a guarantor: designed to strengthen the acceptor's creditAlso called: windbill, windmill
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