Webster dictionary was developed by Noah Webster in the beginning of 19th century. On this website, you can find definition for bill from the 1913 edition of Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. Define bill using one of the most comprehensive free online dictionaries on the web.

Search Results

bill
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 18
1. A beak, as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal.
3. A weapon of infantry, in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double- edged, hook- shaped blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top, and attached to the end of a long staff.
4. One who wields a bill; a billman.
5. A pickax, or mattock.
7. A declaration made in writing, stating some wrong the complainant has suffered from the defendant, or a fault committed by some person against a law.
9. A form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law.
10. A paper, written or printed, and posted up or given away, to advertise something, as a lecture, a play, or the sale of goods; a placard; a poster; a handbill.
11. An account of goods sold, services rendered, or work done, with the price or charge; a statement of a creditor's claim, in gross or by items; as, a grocer's bill.
12. Any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill of fare, etc.
13. A cutting instrument, with hook- shaped point, and fitted with a handle; - used in pruning, etc.; a billhook. When short, called a hand bill, when long, a hedge bill.
14. An act or a conferring upon a chief executive, as a governor or mayor, large powers of appointment and removal of heads of departments or other subordinate officials.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To work upon ( as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything) with a bill.
2. To advertise by a bill or public notice.
3. To charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods.
Filter by Alphabet