bill of health

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bill of health

Definition of BILL OF HEALTH

1
:  a certificate given to the ship's master at the time of leaving port that indicates the state of health of a ship's company and of a port with regard to infectious diseases
2
:  a usually favorable report following an examination or investigation <gave the criticized textbook a clean bill of health>

First Known Use of BILL OF HEALTH

1644

Rhymes with BILL OF HEALTH

bill of health

noun \ˌbil-əv-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BILL OF HEALTH

: a duly authenticated certificate of the state of health of a ship's company and of a port with regard to infectious diseases that is given to the ship's master at the time of leaving the port

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