foul bill of health

Definition of foul bill of health

: a certificate given to a ship's master at the time of leaving port indicating that there was an epidemic at the place of departure when the ship left — compare clean bill of health

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“Foul bill of health.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foul%20bill%20of%20health. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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