bill of exchange

noun phrase

Definition of bill of exchange 

: an unconditional written order from one person to another to pay a specified sum of money to a designated person

First Known Use of bill of exchange

1534, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bill of exchange was in 1534

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bill of exchange

Legal Definition of bill of exchange 

see bill sense 7

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