bill of sale


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

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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