noun U.S. Government.
a copy of a bill passed by both houses of Congress, signed by their presiding officers, and sent to the president for signature.
What do the Latin phrases and symbols on the dollar bill mean?
Whether you call it a buck, a single, a one, or a bill, the linen and cotton-blend currency resting in your wallet at this very moment contains a smorgasbord of images, symbols and Latin phrases – some hidden in plain sight. What do they mean and, once deciphered, can they unlock a series of veiled messages from our forefathers? The word dollar is derived from …
What plant word links the new poet laureate, the dollar bill, and a nymph?
The nation has new a poet laureate, W.S. Merwin, who has written more than 30 books of poetry, translation, and prose over the past 60 years. Despite what Merwin’s title says, don’t expect him to parade around the Library of Congress with a leaf wreath on his head. The word “laureate” is derived from Latin, meaning “crowned with laurel.”Also known as the sweet bay, or just …
Compare engrossed bill.
Origin of enrolled bill
An Americanism dating back to 1780–90
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