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bill

Definitions


[bɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a printed or written statement of the money owed for goods or services
(e.g: the bill for their meal came to £17)

- a draft of a proposed law presented to parliament for discussion
(e.g: a debate over the civil rights bill)

- a programme of entertainment at a theatre or cinema
(e.g: she was top of the bill at America's leading vaudeville house)

- a banknote
(e.g: a ten-dollar bill)

- a poster or handbill
(e.g: he has been hard at work bill posting in a poster and sticker campaign)


Phrases:
- fit the bill

Origin:
Middle English (denoting a written list or catalogue): from Anglo-Norman French bille, probably based on medieval Latin bulla ‘seal, sealed document’ (see also bull)


[bɪl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- list (a person or event) in a programme
(e.g: they were billed to appear but did not show up)

- send a bill to (someone)
(e.g: we shall be billing them for the damage caused)


Phrases:
- fit the bill

Origin:


[bɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the beak of a bird, especially when it is slender, flattened, or weak, or belongs to a web-footed bird or a bird of the pigeon family.

- the point of an anchor fluke.

- a narrow promontory
(e.g: Portland Bill)


Phrases:
- bill and coo

Origin:
Old English bile, of unknown origin


[bɪl], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of birds, especially doves) stroke bill with bill during courtship.


Phrases:
- bill and coo

Origin:


[bɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a medieval weapon like a halberd with a hook instead of a blade.


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English bil, of West Germanic origin; related to German Bille ‘axe’


[bɪl], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the police
(e.g: he was caught bang to rights by the Old Bill)


Phrases:

Origin:
1960s: pet form of the given name William




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