bill of sale


a document transferring title in personal property from seller to buyer. Abbreviation: b.s., B.S., b/s

Nearby words

  1. bill of indictment,
  2. bill of lading,
  3. bill of particulars,
  4. bill of quantities,
  5. bill of rights,
  6. billable,
  7. billabong,
  8. billander,
  9. billbergia,
  10. billboard

Origin of bill of sale

First recorded in 1600–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bill of sale

  • There Borrochson executed a bill-of-sale of the stock, fixtures, and safe, in which he swore that he was their sole owner.

    The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass
  • In the eyes of the Moors this is nothing less than a bill-of-sale on the Empire.

  • Cattle are conveyed from one owner to another by bill-of-sale.

    Wells Brothers|Andy Adams

British Dictionary definitions for bill of sale

bill of sale


law a deed transferring personal property, either outright or as security for a loan or debt
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