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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bill drawn by an officer of the British navy for his pay, etc.
  • n. A bill issued by the British admiralty in payment of stores for ships and dockyards.
  • n. A bill of exchange drawn by the paymaster of a United States vessel, while abroad, to procure money for the expenses of the ship or fleet.

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