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clean bill of health

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  • n. A bill of health that states that there is no infectious disease present in a ship, or its port of departure.

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  • n. an assurance that someone is healthy or something is in good condition

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  • Originally, this phrase referred to a certificate issued by a port indicating that a ship carried no infectious diseases at the time of departure.

    December 10, 2007