Definition of Bill of exchange
1. Noun. A document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another.
Generic synonyms: Negotiable Instrument
Specialized synonyms: Overdraft, Foreign Bill, Foreign Draft, Inland Bill, Redraft, Trade Acceptance, Bank Draft, Banker's Draft, Dividend Warrant, Money Order, Postal Order, Acceptance, Banker's Acceptance, Bank Check, Check, Cheque, Sight Bill, Sight Draft, Time Bill, Time Draft
Definition of Bill of exchange
1. Noun. (banking) A document demanding payment from another party, especially used in international trade. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Bill of exchange
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1. A Treatise on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by John Barnard Byles, Maurice Barnard Byles, Walter John Barnard Byles (1899)
"CHAPTER I. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS ON A bill of exchange. Explanation of Terms Peculiar Qualities of Can- tracts on Bills or Notes . ..."
2. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"... domestic bills of exchange, disguised as loans, to take more than six per cent. ; for, mark. Mr. Speaker, the bank does not purchase a bill of exchange ..."
3. The Law of Pleading and Evidence in Civil Actions: Arranged Alphabetically by John Simcoe Saunders (1844)
"And the said EF, to whom or to whose order the payment of the said sum of money in the said bill of exchange specified was to be made, after the making of ..."
4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1846)
"First—What are the legal consequences and inferences to be deduced from the ict of the drawer of a bill of exchange and shipper of cotton presenting such ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby, John Innes Clark Hare, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Horace Binney Wallace (1849)
"A count by the payee against the acceptor of a bill of exchange, ... In a declaration on a bill of exchange it is informal to describe any of the parties to ..."
6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1846)
"First—What are the legal conséquences and inferences to be deduced from the act of the drawer of a bill of exchange and shipper of cotton presenting such ..."
7. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, William Draper Lewis (1902)
"No precise form of words is essential to the validity either of a bill of exchange or of a promissory note. Byles on Bills, 6, citing Chadwick v. ..."
8. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"I. Parties and privies in such a case are bound by the estoppel, but the holder of a negotiable bill of exchange or promissory note may pursue his remedy ..."