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  1. a list of goods sent by a common carrier, as a railroad, with shipping directions.
  2. air waybill.
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Origin of waybill

First recorded in 1785–95; way1 + bill1
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Historical Examples

  • He vengefully marked the waybill of the parcel that had exploded.

    Space Platform

    Murray Leinster

  • Tell the claim agent there wont be salvage enough to fill a waybill.

  • That cotch cam' in safe eneuch; and it puzzled me quite to see yer name bookit in the waybill, an' ye no come.

  • “Yes, please,” cried Laura eagerly; and walking round, he stopped to read a waybill.

    By Birth a Lady

    George Manville Fenn

  • A paper resembling a waybill was made out by the agent of the line at the starting point.

British Dictionary definitions for waybill


  1. a document attached to goods in transit specifying their nature, point of origin, and destination as well as the route to be taken and the rate to be charged
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