Definitions

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

  • n. A document giving details and instructions relating to a shipment of goods.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A document that lists the final destination (and other details) of each part of a cargo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A list of passengers in a public vehicle, or of the baggage or gods transported by a common carrier on a land route. When the goods are transported by water, the list is called a bill of lading.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A list of the names of passengers who are carried in a public conveyance, or the description of goods sent with a common carrier by land.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery

Etymologies

From way + bill (Wiktionary)

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