Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sheet of paper with a business name and address printed at the top, used for billing costs or charges.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A printed form used by merchants in making out bills or rendering accounts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A printed form, used by merchants in making out bills or rendering accounts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A printed paper containing the name, address, and business of a person or firm, etc., with space below for adding an account in writing.

Etymologies

bill +‎ head (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I got him to itemise every bottle on a Silver Moondance billhead and sign it 'in full', and then I paid him by credit card, tucking away the receipts.

    PROOF

  • I watched Paul Young while he wrote the required information onto another billhead provided by the barman and wondered vaguely why he didn't carry business cards to save himself that sort of bother.

    PROOF

  • Not an invoice, not a letter, not a billhead showing.

    PROOF

  • Carey produced the old-fashioned billhead with its pencilled message: Cant mannage it young Ern will have to.

    Death of a Fool

  • Alleyn drew from his coat pocket the copper-plate billhead with its pencilled message.

    Death of a Fool

  • Brushes and all kinds of Alligator Tooth Jewelry -- such is the wording of the billhead handed me by Mr. Johnson, the only colored man in the country who owns a store where all kinds of curiosities are made and sold.

    Evidences of Progress Among Colored People

  • From the association's secretary each member received a package of more or less gorgeous blanks, printed like a billhead, on handsome paper, properly ruled in columns; a bill-head worded something like this --

    Life on the Mississippi

  • My search results produced an old bookseller's billhead for sale.

    ephemera

  • a billhead, on handsome paper, properly ruled in columns; a bill-head worded something like this --

    Life on the Mississippi

  • The other day a bookseller had an "account rendered" returned to him with the following reply scrawled across the billhead: "Dear Sir -- I never ordered this beastly book.

    More Toasts

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