accommodation bill

variants: or accommodation paper

Definition of accommodation bill

: a bill, draft, or note made, drawn, accepted, or endorsed by one person for another without consideration to enable that other to raise money or obtain credit thereby

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First Known Use of accommodation bill

1778, in the meaning defined above

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“Accommodation bill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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