a certificate, carried by a ship, attesting to the presence or absence of infectious diseases among the ship's crew and at the port from which it has come.
Idioms about bill of health
clean bill of health, an attestation of fitness or qualification; a commendation: The investigating committee gave him a clean bill of health.
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How to use bill of health in a sentence
We are to be ready to return with him, as he has secured the necessary bill-of-health for 20 us.Polly's Business Venture | Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for bill of health
a certificate, issued by a port officer, that attests to the health of a ship's company
clean bill of health informal
a good report of one's physical condition
a favourable account of a person's or a company's financial position
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