from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A certificate stating whether there is infectious disease aboard a ship or in a port of departure, given to the ship's master to present at the next port of arrival.
- noun An attestation as to condition, especially a favorable one.
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- noun A
certificatestating whether or not there is infectiousdisease aboard a shipor in a portof departure, given to the ship's masterto present at the next port of arrival
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- noun a certificate saying that a departing ship's company is healthy (to be presented at the next port of arrival)
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