bill of sufferance

noun

Definition of bill of sufferance

: a license to load and discharge cargo at specified ports without paying duty

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“Bill of sufferance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bill%20of%20sufferance. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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