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bill of sale

a document transferring title in personal property from seller to buyer.
Abbreviation: b.s., B.S., b/s.
Origin of bill of sale
1600-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • In the eyes of the Moors this is nothing less than a bill-of-sale on the Empire.

  • He would not have been taken aback had Black calmly produced a bill-of-sale.

  • Cattle are conveyed from one owner to another by bill-of-sale.

    Wells Brothers Andy Adams
  • There Borrochson executed a bill-of-sale of the stock, fixtures, and safe, in which he swore that he was their sole owner.

    The Competitive Nephew Montague Glass
British Dictionary definitions for bill-of-sale

bill of sale

(law) a deed transferring personal property, either outright or as security for a loan or debt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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