way·​bill | \ ˈwā-ˌbil How to pronounce waybill (audio) \

Definition of waybill

: a document prepared by the carrier of a shipment of goods that contains details of the shipment, route, and charges

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Recent Examples on the Web Cargo manifest or air waybill issued by the airline. Javier Arce, azcentral, "How repatriation of loved ones to Mexico works in a pandemic," 21 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of waybill

1821, in the meaning defined above

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“Waybill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waybill. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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