bill of indictment

noun Law.

a written accusation submitted to a grand jury for its decision.

Nearby words

  1. bill of entry,
  2. bill of exchange,
  3. bill of fare,
  4. bill of goods,
  5. bill of health,
  6. bill of lading,
  7. bill of particulars,
  8. bill of quantities,
  9. bill of rights,
  10. bill of sale Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for bill of indictment

bill of indictment


criminal law a formal document accusing a person or persons of crime, formerly presented to a grand jury for certification as a true bill but now signed by a court official
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