bill of sale
Date: 1550 a formal instrument for the conveyance or transfer of title to goods and chattels

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bill of sale — bill of sale: a formal instrument for the conveyance or transfer of title to goods and chattels Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. bill of sale n. A written agreement that tran …   Law dictionary

  • Bill of sale — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of sale — Sale Sale, n. [Icel. sala, sal, akin to E. sell. See {Sell}, v. t.] 1. The act of selling; the transfer of property, or a contract to transfer the ownership of property, from one person to another for a valuable consideration, or for a price in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bill of sale — (plural ,bills of sale) noun count a written statement describing the sale of something to someone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bill of sale — plural bills of sale n technical a written document showing that someone has bought something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bill of sale — n. a written statement certifying that the ownership of something has been transferred by sale …   English World dictionary

  • bill of sale — An agreement in writing signifying that one person for a specific sum of money has acquired specific assets. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Bill of sale — (engl., spr. ßēl), schriftlicher Kaufvertrag, Vertrag über die Verpfändung von Mobilien, die im Gewahrsam des Schuldners belassen werden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • bill of sale — bill′ of sale′ n. bus a document transferring title in personal property from seller to buyer • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bill of sale — A bill of sale is a legal document made by a seller to a purchaser , reporting that on a specific date, at a specific locality, and for a particular sum of money or other value received , the seller sold to the purchaser a specific item of… …   Wikipedia

  • bill of sale — noun a deed transferring personal property • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑deed, ↑deed of conveyance, ↑title * * * : a formal instrument for the conveyance or transfer of title to goods and chattels * * * a document transferring… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”