due bill


a brief written acknowledgment of indebtedness, not payable to order.

Nearby words

  1. dudley, robert,
  2. dudley, thomas,
  3. dudleya,
  4. duds,
  5. due,
  6. due diligence,
  7. due process,
  8. due process of law,
  9. due to,
  10. duecento

Origin of due bill

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95

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Examples from the Web for due bill

  • He would give his due-bill, and would certainly remit to me at San Francisco, but really couldn't tell exactly when!

    Across America|James F. Rusling
  • He spoke so firmly that I was persuaded to make him a little loan, taking his due-bill for it, which he always insisted on giving.

    The Burial of the Guns|Thomas Nelson Page

British Dictionary definitions for due bill

due bill


mainly US a document acknowledging indebtedness, exchangeable for goods or services
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